We Flipped! Will You?
Interactive strategies for an inverted classroom
Join Manassas Faculty members
Laura Jean Bhadra and Maryellen Ryan
for a Faculty focus series on the Flipped Classroom
“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” Most of us are probably familiar with this famous quote from Benjamin Franklin. But how many of us have actually applied this in the classroom?
In this highly participatory session, we will share tips and strategies for developing an interactive classroom. Using techniques such as the flipped classroom, video lectures, student response devices, group discussion, and publishers’ online based learning systems, we’ll help you to make learning a truly student led experience.
These engaging meetings will rotate on each campus. The series kicks off with two fall sessions:
October 24th at the Manassas Campus: Techniques for Flipping, Part I.
November 14th at the Loudoun Campus: Techniques for Flipping, Part II.
Parts I and II investigate such student response systems as iClicker, Socrative, Poll Everywhere, look at lecture capture devices such as Tegrity, Panopto and Green Screen, and talk about how to use online learning systems (such as Blackboard) to both solidify your concepts and handle the repetitive tasks of grading, freeing up the professor for developing higher level learning concepts.
We’ll come back after our winter break for
January 23rd at the Woodbridge Campus: Flipping Your Discipline: Round Table Discussion with Colleagues
Finding meaningful in-class activities for the flipped classroom can be a challenge. In this session, you work with colleagues to come up with ideas.
March 6 at the Annandale Campus: What’s the Down Side? Are there reasons not to flip?
In this session that addresses objections to the flipped classroom you’ll look at such issues as whether your students really preview the lectures ahead of time? If they can get the material online, will they stop coming to class? Addressing these and other objections to a flipped classroom can reduce concerns about the potential downsides of flipping the classroom.
April 3 at the Alexandria Campus: Hands-on Developmental Session to Create Syllabi for Flipped Classroom
Do you want to create a viable syllabus for your course using the flipped classroom methodology? Then come to this highly interactive hands on session and leave with a syllabus and other materials to start flipping out!