A Flipped Classroom Approach: Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

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Have you ever felt that the traditional classroom structure we’ve all grown used to is a bit too limiting for the today’s day and age? After all, with the way technology has become interwoven into our daily lives, it only makes sense that our educational structure adapts to this shift to leverage the power of technology in the classroom. Below you’ll find professional insight into: What is a flipped classroom approach?

Are SPOCs a better option for online education than MOOCs?

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MOOCs: high aspirations and higher disappointments. The above idea is a noble one and massive open online courses, better known as MOOCs , are thought to be the solution to worldwide access to higher education. MOOCs promise each and every student in this world a front seat in any prestigious university course they have any interest to attend, for free. The online connectivity may not be a really important problem, but MOOCs faced a wall of other, more important issues.

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Are SPOCs a better option for online education than MOOCs?

Neo LMS

MOOCs: high aspirations and higher disappointments. The above idea is a noble one and massive open online courses, better known as MOOCs , are thought to be the solution to worldwide access to higher education. MOOCs promise each and every student in this world a front seat in any prestigious university course they have any interest to attend, for free. The online connectivity may not be a really important problem, but MOOCs faced a wall of other, more important issues.

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What if MOOCs Revolutionize Education After All?

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And she makes the case for why free online courses like hers—which are known as Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs—might still lead to a revolution in higher education, even though the hype around them has died down. But I am beginning to notice more and more when I first did a flipped classroom model, where I had some of the lectures in videos, and then we worked materials in class. As someone still teaching one of these, where do you see MOOCs these days? .

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Coursera’s Rick Levin On the Evolution of MOOCs and Microcredentials

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EdSurge talked with Rick Levin, CEO of Coursera (and former president of one of those big-name universities, Yale) about how the mega-courses known as MOOCs have changed in the five years since the start of their hype-filled debut. It has been five year since Coursera launched its first MOOCs. One thing that I see a lot of interest in at colleges these days are flipped classrooms.

A Case For Flipping Learning—Without Videos

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When professor Lorena Barba talks to other educators about flipping their classrooms, the approach she hears is often similar. In most cases, what professors ask students to do outside the classrooms is watch video lectures, and Barba thinks that part of the flipped approach needs to go, and that professors are relying too much on such videos as a crutch. They come primed to discuss those things and learn in classroom,” says Barba. “We

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The Benefits of a Just-in-Time Flipped Class

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I have explored and used the flipped classroom technique for the past five years, but I came to flipping through the just-in-time techniques first expressed so well by IUPU physics professor Gregor Novak and his colleagues in their 1999 book Just-in-Time Teaching. Like the flipped technique, the JiTT technique is easy to understand and fairly easy to apply with the help of modern Web 2.0 The feedback loop is critical to the success of the flipped classroom.

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New learning environments: The challenge and the promise #EDENchat

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New trends have emerged including blended learning , personalised learning environments ( PLEs ) Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), mobile learning and the flipped classroom. blended distance education flipped classroom learning learning environment mobile MOOCs PLE TechnologyIn recent years, education has evolved to the point where learning can take place anywhere and at any time, usually beyond the walls of the traditional learning space.

“We shouldn’t even be talking about technology. We should be saying, ‘What’s the best educational experience for the student?’” – Sal Khan, USA

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Khan touched on trends in education technology such as MOOCs and the flipped classroom – concepts we’ve explored here many times. If so, how are you rethinking your use of classroom time? Leadership and Strategic Innovation People Flipped classroom Khan Academy MOOC The One World School House: Education ReimaginedTo celebrate five years of Daily Edventures , we’re sharing some of our favorite posts.

Networked pedagogy

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Flipped classes, Massive Open Online Courses and Mind Technologies. academic practice communities of learning education flipped classroom learning MOOCs podcast rhizomatic learning Technology New theories for the networked, digital age, emerging cultures of learning and a hyper-connected and networked society. Differentials between academic practices, and the variety of roles we adopt within communities of practice and learning.

False frontiers

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There are the formal, classroom based collaborative spaces and there are the informal, non classroom spaces where we learn most of what we know in interaction with others. With the increasing popularity of such movements as the Flipped Classroom , and Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs), other more radical formal learning space configurations are taking place. MOOCs take learning even farther away from the classroom.

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A growing divide?

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The classroom is no longer the unique centre of learning, based on information delivery through a lecture." Traditionally, learning has been situated in classrooms or lecture halls, where the presence of an expert or specialist in a subject takes to the stage and delivers knowledge directly to the assembled students. Classroom centric learning has established itself as a ''tried and tested'' method of pedagogy, and it doesn''t seem to be waning.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. SHEG also offers two other fabulous portals filled with resources to help classroom teachers and teacher librarians inquiry and historical analysis. A series of Read Like a Historian videos prepares educators to effectively launch this type of learning in their classrooms.

Any colour you like: Learner autonomy and choice

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The advent of personal technologies (tablets, smart phones, games consoles, e-readers) and social media (social networks, discussion sites, media sharing platforms) coupled with emergent trends such as flipped classrooms and Massive Open Online Courses , are at the vanguard of a social movement that will provide anyone, anywhere, regardless of their condition, with access to quality learning experiences.

“We shouldn’t even be talking about technology. We should be saying, ‘What’s the best educational experience for the student?’” – Sal Khan, USA

Daily Edventures

Khan touched on trends in education technology such as MOOCs and the flipped classroom – concepts we’ve explored here many times. If so, how are you rethinking your use of classroom time? Leadership and Strategic Innovation People Flipped classroom Khan Academy MOOC The One World School House: Education ReimaginedTo celebrate five years of Daily Edventures , we’re sharing some of our favorite posts.

New learning environments

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Our final #EDENchat of 2015 focused on new learning environments, namely MOOCs, flipped classrooms and blended learning methods. Those who participated shared their experiences of MOOCs and flipped learning both as teachers and as learners. Some debated the merits of MOOCs, high attrition rates and the legitimacy of participating without completing a course.

Learning comes first

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Not only are MOOCs and other open, online learning opportunities challenging more established business models, they are also causing many of us to re-evaluate the way we teach, and to reconsider the very nature of knowledge, intellectual property, copyright, assessment and collaboration. Flipped classrooms exploit the power of technology to take some forms of learning away from the traditional classroom.

Are you a meerkat and an ostrich?

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It means breaking down the traditional silos of division and opening up classrooms and lecture halls to other possibilities beyond passive reception of content. MOOCs and flipped classrooms are just the start of the movement to create this shift in education. Technology education MOOCs learning Change flipped classroom Are you a meerkat or an ostrich? Why am I asking you this strange question? Read on.

The Professor Who Quit His Tenured Job to Make Podcasts and Lecture Videos

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He made the move to his new phase of scholarly life during a rush of enthusiasm for so-called MOOCs, Massive Open Online Courses, that big-name colleges were starting to offer low-cost higher education to a wider audience. deLaplante: I started creating videos as an extension of my classroom teaching—some version of the flipped classroom where you're doing lectures all the time, you're doing the same intros to this figure, or whatnot.

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Self organised learning spaces

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From individual students learning informally by browsing on their handhelds, to small flipped classrooms, to vast groups of learners following a programme of study on massive online open courses ( MOOCs ), education is changing to become learner driven. wikipedia Technology education social media communities of learning self organised learning flipped classroom "I never teach my students.

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Technology in Schools – Future Changes in the Classroom.

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They’ve aided the beginnings of ‘flippedclassrooms – where students view video lectures or read background material at home and spend their class time being guided through exercises, projects, or discussions on the material. and UK schools are flipping their lessons plans. The appearance of massive open online courses (MOOCs) mean that it’s possible to study film-making online among other niche topics.

EdTech Acronyms Explained

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FC – Flipped Classroom ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ). FL – Flipped Learning ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ). MOOC – Massively Open Online Course (an online course which has video lectures, problem solving activities, texts and an online community of fellow learners). The amount of new acronyms in the educational technology world is staggering… and often overwhelming for educators.

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Tools for professional-looking digital portfolios

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Technology is an excellent way to make students of all generations more engaged in classroom activities and more motivated when they attend classes or do their homework. Read more: 6 Things you may not know about MOOCs. There may be many talented photographers in every classroom.

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14 Examples Of Innovation In Higher Education

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Video Streaming/ Flipped Classroom/eLearning Trends. The flipped classroom movement seems to, in pockets, be threatening the college lecture. MOOCs are great ideas, but assessment and feedback loops and certification are among the many issues holding them back. Comparing an unsupported MOOC from 2008 to an in-person college experience isn’t apples to apples. 14 Examples Of Innovation In Higher Education. by Terry Heick.

Asynchronous Learning or Live Lessons? Which One Works Better for Me?

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For example, most of the enrolled students in fully asynchronous MOOCs are adults, and even in this context, completion can be challenging. If you work in education in 2020, you are making tough decisions about how to best reach and teach your learners in the midst of a global pandemic.

EdSurge HigherEd Welcomes Jeff Young

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EdSurge: MOOCs, MOOCs, MOOCs! Young: Long live MOOCs! But as it turns out, massive online classes are still with us—my wife and I are slowly making our way through a philosophy MOOC from the University of Copenhagen. And all that hype actually brought money and attention to new models of teaching on campuses, like flipped classrooms. Some weeks on our calendar earn themselves a gold star—and this was one.

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5 Ed-Tech Ideas Face The Chronicle’s Version of ‘Shark Tank’

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A lot of the technology that’s built for the classroom is organizational technologies like, Hey, organize this better, organize that better, get a lot of stuff out of there. Freedman: I love where you started with the criticism of the MOOCs. I mean, MOOCs aren’t learning platforms, they’re distribution platforms. Jones: I’m certainly interested in the idea of making it easier for people to collaboratively build things that are pretty cool in the classroom.

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Editor’s Note: Reality Check

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Kevin Hogan One of the biggest promises—or some would say threats—of flipped classroom/blended learning school strategies in winters past was the death of the snow day. Goodbye snowmen and hot chocolate and hello MOOCs and remote check-ins! In “Adapting to the New Classroom”, contributor Sascha Zuger digs in deep to find out how several schools have implemented new technologies to achieve real results.

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Examples Of Innovation In Higher Ed–With A Caution

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The flipped classroom movement seems to, in pockets, be threatening the college lecture. MOOCs are great ideas, but assessment and feedback loops and certification are among the many issues holding them back. Comparing an unsupported MOOC from 2008 to an in-person college experience isn’t apples to apples. Compare that same MOOC to a self-determined learner Googling topics or searching reddit for information, and suddenly it’s not so bad.

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

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Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment. Collaborative Learning, 21st Century Skills; Blending Learning, Student Engagement, MOOC; Flipped Classroom; Gamification; Big Data.

50 Alternatives To Lecturing

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Or in a “flipped classroom” setting where the “lecture” is designed to be consumed at the student’s own pace (using viewing strategies , for example). School-to-school instruction (using Skype in the classroom , for example). “Flipped-class” learning. Self-guided MOOC. Traditional MOOC. 50 Alternatives To Lecturing. by TeachThought Staff.

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4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

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Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment. Collaborative Learning, 21st Century Skills; Blending Learning, Student Engagement, MOOC; Flipped Classroom; Gamification; Big Data.

29 Sessions to Watch During This Year's SXSW EDU

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Every year in March the edtech world descends on Austin for SXSW EDU, a conference that’s become as much about classroom practice and implementation as entrepreneurship and tech innovation. Stories of Schooling & Getting Schooled (Keynote): In concert with live radio and podcast platform The Moth, three teachers talk about their lives both inside and out of the classroom. The Evolution of MOOCs: Six Years Later : Are MOOCs still around? A Flipped Future?

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How Teaching Using Mindfulness or Growth Mindset Can Backfire

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And even in a classroom setting, such practices are not helping creativity, according to research. We focus on technology in education, and these days there’s a lot of talk about trends like adaptive learning and flipped classrooms. For example, I think some of the schools that have experimented a little the inverted [or flipped] classroom, where you have students engage with the lecture outside of the class time and then have more guided activities inside the classroom.

Khan Academy Has Inspired Imitations Across Disciplines. MEDKSL is the Latest.

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The latest, MEDSKL , aims to provide comprehensive medical content for use inside and outside the classroom. In a lot of classrooms, our modules are becoming required learning,” Sharma says. “As With a flipped-classroom model, as it is called, Sharma has noticed an increase in student participation and engagement—and he’s getting lots of positive feedback. “I We’re also hearing from professors who see MEDSKL as an outstanding toolkit for flipping their classrooms.”