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Flipped Learning

According to the Flipped Learning Network, “Flipped Learning is a pedagogical approach in which direct instruction moves from the group learning space to the individual learning space, and the resulting group space is transformed into a dynamic, interactive learning environment where the educator guides students as they apply concepts and engage creatively in the subject matter.”

This resource page provides ideas for in-class activities. For out-of-class material, click here. For more about flipped teaching, click here.

In-Class Activities

  1. National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
  2. Problem Based Learning at the University of Delaware
  3. Data interpretation from discipline-specific journals
  4. Critical Thinking/Problem Solving Questions from your Textbook
  5. Minute Papers to guide discussion and other Classroom Assessment Techniques
  6. Recommended Practices for use of in-class time from Stanford’s Teaching Commons Site
  7. Helpful video of in-class activities from the University of Texas at Austin's Faculty Innovation Center
  8. In-class polling can help an instructor gauge real-time understanding of concepts
  9. Merlot.org: a collection of peer-reviewed discipline-specific learning materials
  10. Active Learning Kit

Image of Dr. Faith Liebl Assisting Students in Class

Dr. Faith Liebl assisting students during group work in her flipped classroom. The flipped approach can be implemented even in large classes with auditorium seating.

Dr. Liebl utilizes in-class polling to check for student understanding.

Image of Students in Dr. Chaya Gopalan's Class Working Together

Students in Dr. Chaya Gopalan’s flipped class work together to solve problems. This provides the support of peers and the instructor when students begin tackling more difficult questions.

The group then turns in their work and Dr. Gopalan goes over each question with the class as a whole.

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