What is a Flipped Classroom?

Engaging Student Learning Lecture Capture & Closed Captioning

In a flipped classroom, the typical order of teaching is reversed. Students review lecture content outside the classroom using technologies, such as lecture capture video or podcasts, and class time is used for active learning activities. To learn more, watch this excellent video from Penn State University.

The History and Future of the Flipped Classroom Teaching Model

With the prevalence of new technologies for creating and posting lecture content in online courses, there has been much talk of  how the  flipped classroom teaching method can innovate instructor to provide for more active learning opportunities in the face-to-face classroom. The following infographic from Knewton Adaptive Learning explains this further.

Flipped Classroom

Created by Knewton and Column Five Media

What Technologies can We Use to Create Flipped Classroom Activities?

The Faculty Innovation Center has many tools and technologies that instructors can use to create lecture capture videos, podcasts, and other interactive online activities that support active learning in the classroom. The technologies listed below are available for checkout, scheduled use in the Faculty Innovation Center’s Recording Studio, or can be readily accessed online.  Workshops and professional development courses are held every semester to provide faculty with valuable training in these technologies.  Interested faculty can also use our Workshop on Demand form to request training in a particular technology.