Learning Unit

Flipped Learning

Time: 180 min    Goal: Prepare a flipped learning session

  • #Active Learning
  • #Engaging Students
  • #Examples
  • #Experiences
  • #Flipped Classroom
  • #Flipped Learning
  • #Flipped Learning Design
  • #Four Pillars
  • #Guide
  • #Interaction
  • #Learning Techniques
  • #Method
  • #Research Report
  • #Synchronous and Asynchronous
  • #Tools
  • #Video
Time: 10 min

What is Flipped Learning?

Flipped learning is often defined simplistically as "schoolwork at home and home work at school". However, it is an approach that allows teachers to implement a methodology, or various methodologies, in their courses. The following offers a definition of flipped learning as well as the four pillars of flipped learning, which you can use when creating a flipped course.

License: The work "What Is Flipped Learning? The Four Pillars of F-L-I-P™" by Flipped Learning Network (FLN), via is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

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Time: 5 min

What is a Flipped Classroom?

The flipped classroom offers an ideal learning environment for students. It can allow them to use the learning resources flexibly and also free the teacher to respond learners' individual needs. Click on the link for an accessible overview of the flipped classroom method's key features and how it works.

License: not freely licensed

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Time: 20 min

A Beginner's Guide to Flipped Classroom

The flipped classroom reverses the conventional combination of direct instruction and homework. Learners can engage with the content independently prior to face-to-face teaching meaning in-class time can be used more effectively and intensively. Competent preparation and delivery are vital to the success of this approach. The linked article provides an entry-level overview of the flipped classroom method as well as guidance on preparing a programme.

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Time: 25 min

Experiences of Using Flipped Learning Strategies

Flipped learning has become a widely used method amongst many university lecturers. Click on the link to read six reports of their experience in which they give an insight into how they introduced flipped learning and how this benefitted their teaching and their learners.

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Time: 120 min

Further Reading Material on Flipped Learning

Are you interested in exploring flipped learning or the flipped classroom in greater depth? The accompanying links will take you to three academic papers that each study how learners were introduced to a flipped programme.

License: The work "Assessing the effectiveness of a flipped classroom in foundational engineering dynamics " by Ako Aotearoa National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence, via is licenced under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0
License: The article "Students’ Satisfaction with a Blended Instructional Design: The Potential of “Flipped Classroom” in Higher Education" by Núria Hernández Nanclares and Mónica Pérez Rodríguez, Journal of Interactive Media in Education, via is licensed under CC-BY 3.0.

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