Implementing the Inverted Classroom in the Basic Video Course
Implementing the Inverted Classroom inthe Basic Video Course Dr. Chris A. Blair Coordinator, Digital Media Studies Union University, Jackson, Tennessee
The InvertedClassroom2000: Glenn Platt, along with his colleagueMaureen Lage, at Miami University, coinedthe phrase ”inverted classroom” in aBusiness Journal article outlining thebeneﬁts of using technology to move activelearning into the classroom andlecture outside of class.
The Flipped Classroom2004: Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Samsbegan “ﬂipping” their Chemistry class atWoodland Park High School in WoodlandPark, Colorado.
Beneﬁts of Flipping• Allows students to learn at their own pace• Frees up valuable class time for hands-on, experiential learning• Increases the amount of one-on-one time with students and the professor• Prepares students with lifelong learning strategies
Challenges of Flipping• Requires a tremendous amount of preparation time on the part of the professor• Technical and expertise requirements are steep (not for video production course)• Students may “skim” homework (not new)• Lack of quality resources available