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? Below you’ll find professional insight into: What is a flipped classroom approach? What is a Flipped Classroom Approach?

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. One thing that MOOCs enthusiasts seemed to forget is that.

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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?

Edsurge

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

Edsurge

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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“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?

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 Technolog

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

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. The Flipped approach ensures that the classroom is no longer the only space where formal learning can take place.

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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 growing divide?

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The classroom is no longer the unique centre of learning, based on information delivery through a lecture." Classroom centric learning has established itself as a ''tried and tested'' method of pedagogy, and it doesn''t seem to be waning. In his blog on Learning Ecosystems, Daniel S.

“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?

Any colour you like: Learner autonomy and choice

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Edsurge

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.

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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.

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 ). The amount of new acronyms in the educational technology world is staggering… and often overwhelming for educators.

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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.

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!

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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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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.

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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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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). Self-guided MOOC.

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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. Examples Of Innovation In Higher Ed–With A Caution.

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

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.

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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Designing Organizations to Support Tech on Campus #SXSWedu

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MOOCs, technology infusion projects, online masters or pathways to credit, research. Penn seeing push back form students in flipped classrooms. Also movement toward active learning in the classroom.

Reflecting On My Visit to Saint Stephen’s College in Australia: The Learning Spaces #flipclass #edtech

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They invited me to their school to share my flipped classroom journey. They are well into their journey to bring blended and flipped learning to all classrooms. Each of the classroom spaces on the sides is optimized for student comfort and small class discussion.

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How Teaching Using Mindfulness or Growth Mindset Can Backfire

Edsurge

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.

How Games Can Be Used To Teach College-Level Chinese Courses

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Efforts to innovate new models for college education have led to flipped classrooms , in-class student respond systems, sophisticated online courses, massive open online courses (MOOCs) and multimedia lectures–and now games have joined the fray. By Paul Darvasi.