Quick Guide to Flipped Learning

By: Centre for Learning, Teaching and Curriculum Development

Definition

'Flipped Learning can be defined as an approach in which a facilitator asks students to view, listen or read designated self-learning materials prior to the face-to-face session and then assign learners to apply that knowledge in face-to-face session.'

Quick Overview

Tradition vs. Flipped Classroom Model

Major Goals

Steps to Flip your Class

Flipped Learning and Bloom's Taxanomy

Learning outside the classroom addresses the first two levels of Bloom’s taxonomy and allows the learner to be elevated to the higher levels in the classroom.

Few Myths and Facts

Some more facts:

  • It is a means to enhance interaction and personal connection time between students and teachers.
  • It’s not just videos but podcasts, slide casts, reading materials and other learning materials can also be used.
  • It creates an environment where students take responsibility for their own learning.
  • The teacher is like a “guide on the side”.
  • It blends direct instruction with constructivist learning.
  • Students are not left behind in case of absenteeism.
  • The content is permanently archived for review or remediation.
  • It engages students in their learning.


Source: http://www.thedailyriff.com/articles/the-flipped-class-conversation-689.php

Benefits and Drawbacks