There’s been so much talk these days about the flipped classroom. From the learning sciences and educational technology perspective, the notion of student centered classes and interactive classes to support readings, videos, etc. is not so new. However, the flipped classroom is a great way to market “good education”.
The flipped classroom is a relatively easy concept to understand. The teacher is lecturing and delivering content outside of class, During class, students are working on problems, activities, and group work in a supported environment. The teacher is there as guide, facilitator, and/or coach. Lecturing in-class is pretty much out of the picture.
Here’s a worksheet that I designed to help faculty design a flipped classroom session.