NNLM Training Office November 21st, 2017
CategoriesCategories Contact Us Archives Our Office Search



Date prong graphic

Flipping the Classroom Part Deux

Posted by on December 12th, 2011 Posted in: Adult Learning Principles

Back in September I wrote a blog post titled Mobile Learning and the Inverted Classroom. The basic concept behind the inverted-classroom model is that students watch lectures at home (via video) and do exercises in class the next day, with the teacher present, so that questions can be answered and problems solved on the spot. The goal is to increase student interaction with the material while they are with the teacher, and as one educator put it, ‘shift the cognitive load’, the explaining part of teaching, to the homework portion of teaching, thereby freeing up the teacher to tend to the individual needs of students.

Some say the flipped model is flawed because of the digital divide; however I’m not sure that applies when we’re talking about training the trainers in an academic setting. You will often see the flipped classroom referenced in the context of K-12 education, particularly in math. One of the links below talks about the flipped webinar specifically.

Below you’ll find links to blog posts written by educators about their experiences with flipping. Many of the posts remind us that flipping is a tool, not a panacea.

The Flipped (or Social) Webinar

How the flipped Classroom Is Radically Transforming Learning

The Flipped Class is Here to Stay

The Flipped Class: Shedding light on the confusion, critique, and hype

Why YouTube Will Never Replace Teachers

The Flipped Class Manifesto

The Flipped Class: Myths vs. Reality

The Flipped Class Network

Image of the author ABOUT Rebecca Brown

Email author View all posts by

Leave a Reply

Required fields are marked with an asterisk *


Developed resources reported in this site are supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012344 with the University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of NIH.

NNLM and NATIONAL NETWORK OF LIBRARIES OF MEDICINE are service marks of the US Department of Health and Human Services | Copyright | Download PDF Reader