flipped classroom

7 Steps to Designing a High-Engagement Flipped Classroom

The flipped classroom model is one of the fastest growing trends in education right now and it’s no wonder that more and more schools are embracing the methods to improve learning outcomes, engage students, and make learning more fun. One of the biggest challenges instructors face when transitioning from a traditional lecture course to a flipped classroom model is making sure that students are adequately prepared for each in-class session. OWLv2, the chemistry online learning system from Cengage, is designed to support learning through the four phases of the flipped classroom model, but especially during the Read More…


It’s More than JUST “Flipping the Class”

Using the terms “flipped” and “model” in Flipped Model can cause would-be newcomers to this style of teaching and learning to dismiss trying it out because they simply do not have the time to try another new thing. During this webinar, Damon Givehand, Digital Educator at Cengage Learning, discusses what this approach really offers, so you can determine for yourself if it is worth giving a shot in your own course!
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How Prerequisite Activities Boost Student Preparedness

Guest Contributor: Jennifer Schneider, University of North Georgia. How can we encourage students in a positive manner to come to class prepared? I have been struggling with this question since I began my career in education. After committing to research on teaching unprepared students, I feel like I have come up with a few strategies that have been working in my class. The most effective strategy I have implemented is the use of prerequisites. I teach highly quantitative courses where repetition is the key to understanding course concepts. Therefore, I require students to complete a series of practice exercises prior Read More…


Mathematics Journey with Enhanced WebAssign® Saves Time, Provides Better Service, and Improves Engagement and Test Scores

For twenty-eight years, Anna Cox has been teaching all levels of mathematics from numerical skills through calculus at Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek, Michigan. As an innovator always looking for new ways to use technology to engage students, Anna has taken a unique approach to teaching her courses. Anna’s class is currently taught using what she describes as a “hybrid flipped” model. On their time, students watch videos and take notes on a corresponding worksheet; then, in class, Anna summarizes the material, then spends the majority of class time on problem solving activities, which generally take place at the classroom’s whiteboards.

After learning more about Mathematics Journey with Enhanced WebAssign during the the 2014 American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges meeting, Anna decided to pilot it in her Intermediate Algebra course. Once she began the pilot semester, Anna found that the solution was a natural fit for her hybrid flipped classroom.

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How—and Why—to Flip the College Classroom

In order to spur on active learning and student engagement, a good number of college instructors have implemented the flipped-classroom model of teaching in their courses. As a result, they’ve seen positive results such as increased attendance, higher levels of student engagement and self efficacy, and improved performance on examinations… all while still managing to cover all the material they would have covered in a traditional, lecture-based course. Sound promising? If you’re like 41% of the Engaging Minds readers who responded to a recent poll about flipping the college classroom, other instructors’ successes have raised your interest in trying the flipped-classroom model of teaching for yourself. And if that’s Read More…


Instructors on Integrating a “Flipped Classroom” Teaching Style

While the flipped classroom style of teaching is not currently the most widely used method in classrooms around the country, it might be the method getting the most attention!

Just last month, we shared our brand new podcast series, Flipping the College Classroom, filled with best practices for flipping the classroom. But how many of you are using this method in your classrooms and what are your thoughts on it? Read More…


Applying Knowledge in the Flipped Classroom: Best Practices

What’s your measure of student success? Is it simply that students can achieve a particular score on your midterms and finals? Or, would you like to see them applying their newfound knowledge, engaging around real-life issues, and collaborating to create solutions to challenging problems? If you prefer the latter, there’s good news: flipped-classroom methods can help you achieve these higher-order learning goals.  

Flip your classroom using proven teaching strategies

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How to Get Students Ready for Your Flipped Classroom

In order to truly participate in a flipped classroom setting, students must come to class prepared. This, of course, takes motivation and initiative on their part. So, what can you, the instructor, do to set expectations that ensure students’ readiness? And, how can you foster the type of environment that encourages students to hold themselves accountable to those expectations?

Listen to the latest episode for expert flipped-classroom strategies and examples

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How to Start Designing Your Flipped Classroom

Are you often challenged by students’ lack of preparation for class? Seeking ways to reach, and engage, your students? Flipped-classroom teaching methodologies may help you deal with these concerns.
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The Flipped Classroom: Building Student Engagement and Success

Perhaps you’ve heard a lot of buzz around “flipping the classroom,” but it’s brought a lot of questions to mind: Is it just a matter of watching videos before class, and completing homework in class? If I choose to flip my course, will I be able to cover all my course content without that in-class lecture? Will students participate? And, Will students give me poor course evaluations because they aren’t receiving the kind of classroom lecture-and-assignment format that they expect?

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