The flipped classroom concept changes routine, boring education, into a vibrant exchange of ideas and group learning that makes for a fascinating and memorable experience. In this course we will explore what defines a flipped classroom, why it is important, the advantages, how to implement, and some examples of how others have benefited from this process.
 
One month course; Dr. John Meyer, instructor;
 
$195
 
Agenda 
 
Unit 1
Understanding what a flipped class is.
-How the flipped classroom changes the way we teach
-What paradigm shift will need to take place in a flipped classroom?
-How students can relate to the flipped classroom.
 
Unit 2
Exploring the benefits of a flipped classroom.
-How the flipped classroom can benefit the instructor.
-How the flipped classroom can benefit the student.
-How the flipped classroom and can enhance and expand the learning endeavor.
 
Unit 3
How to design your own flipped class.
-Tools you will need to help flip your classroom
-Tools you will need to help flip your online class
-The process of setting up your flipped classroom
-Flexibility needed in developing a flipped classroom
 
Unit 4
Successful flipped classroom examples
-Success stories from instructors who have benefited from flipping their classroom
-Success stories from students who have benefited from a flipped classroom
-How the learning process comes alive and flourishes in a flipped classroom.
 

Question MarkAbout online learning

Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends.  It’s easy. It’s fun. 

GearsHow the Course Works

It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom.  You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access.

Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.

CalendarParticipate when you want

You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate.
For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.

ChecklistWhat you will do

For each Unit, you will:

  • Read the print readings (about 20 pages a week)
  • Have the option of accessing the online readings
  • Listen to the audio presentation for the Unit and view the slides
  • Have the option of taking a self-quiz to see how much you have learned
  • Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants

For best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each week.
The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.

DiscussionDiscussion

The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.

Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants.

We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each week to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.


It’s easy. It’s fun.

Next offering(s):

Advanced Teaching Online
February 2 - 27, 2015
April 6 - May 1, 2015
June 1 - 26, 2015
September 8 - October 2, 2015

Developing Hybrid Courses
March 2 - 27, 2015
May 4 - 29, 2015
July 6 - 31, 2015
October 5 - 30, 2015

The Flipped Classroom
April 6 - May 1, 2015
June 1 - 26, 2015
August 4 - 28, 2015
November 2 - 27, 2015

$195

Ave. hours 16; 1.6 CEUs/ILUs



About Your Instructor

 

Dr. John Meyer has over 20 years of experience as an instructor, assistant professor, and administrator in a variety of teaching environments from military training, to university education, and also as educational technology administrator. He began teaching in the Air Force where he used an early version of flipped classroom techniques quite extensively. Later, in 2002, he began teaching online and hybrid courses where he used many variations of the flipped classroom concept to enhance student learning. Dr. Meyer holds a PhD in Computing Technology in Education, a Master’s Degree in Post-secondary School Administration, and a Bachelor’s in Business Management.
 
Directional ArrowsCourse Objectives
 
-To have an understanding of what a flipped classroom and why it is important.
-To list some technologies that can help flip your classroom.
-To address the process of flipping your classroom.
-To address the process of flipping your online class?
-To have an understanding of how faculty and students are benefiting from a flipped classroom?
 
Puzzle PiecesCourse Outcomes
 
-Possess and understanding of flipped classroom design techniques
-Understand how a flipped classroom is beneficial
-Have a firm understanding of how to design your own flipped classroom plan
-Know how to find technologies to enhance the flipped classroom.
-Have a vivid picture of how others are using the flipped classroom concept to improve learning.
Completion Requirements