Flipped instruction for new faculty

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Presentation for New Faculty Orientation at Morehead State University, August 12, 2014

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Flipped instruction for new faculty

  1. 1. Creating a Gateway Krys Lynam, 21st Century Education Enterprise Dr. Jeannie Justice, Foundational & Graduate Studies in Education Rachel Rogers-Blackwell, 21st Century Education Enterprise Jennifer Little, Camden Carroll Library Engagement Through Flipped Instruction
  2. 2. Welcome! Who We Are • Krys Lynam, Communications & Business Manager – 21st Century Education Enterprise, MSU • Dr. Jeannie Justice, Assistant Professor Education – Foundational & Graduate Studies Education, MSU • Rachel Blackwell, Professional Development Assoc. – 21st Century Education Enterprise, MSU • Jennifer Little, Head of User Services & Liaison Librarian to the College of Education, Camden Carroll Library, MSU
  3. 3. How to Create the Gateway Flipped Instruction What It Is Why Use It How To Use It
  4. 4. Quick Poll! Using your own device, please answer the following:
  5. 5. What is Flipped Instruction? • HYBRID approach to learning • Create EXTRA class time for face-to-face • Move activities, like LECTURE to HOMEWORK • More INTERACTIVE and ENGAGING Missildine, et al., 2013
  6. 6. What is Flipped Instruction? Baker & Mentch, 2000, n.p.
  7. 7. Flipped Instruction in Action How One Instructor Is Making it Work Ohio State Chemistry Flips the Classroom
  8. 8. • Various types of “Flipped” or “Inverted” instruction in Higher Ed • History of assigned readings or other outside activities as class prep Does Any of This Sound Familiar? Flipped Instruction is NOT New!
  9. 9. Why Flipped Instruction? Flipping pedagogy away from lecturing. Fosters an increase in student collaboration & engagement. Enhance critical thinking skills & readiness for future practice. Critz & Knight, 2013
  10. 10. Why – Bloom’s Way Honeycutt, 2014, The Complete Flip It Training Program for Educators
  11. 11. Uses in Class Benefits for Students • Differentiation • Pause, Review or Research materials & vocabulary • Digest materials at their own pace • Access instruction at any time • Regulate & direct their own learning (learning styles) • Access expertise from multiple sources • Print material to write notes • Benefit from better use of in-class time
  12. 12. Ideas for Implementation • Reading assignments • Instructor Lectures • Explanations or demonstrations of procedures • Any “Sage on the Stage” activity Uses in Class What to Flip?
  13. 13. Ideas for Face-to-Face Courses • Time for group projects/planning • Intensive discussions/debates • Role playing • Group problem-solving • Application of lessons • Student lead lectures – Peer instruction/learning Uses in Class What do we do with the extra time?
  14. 14. Quick Poll! Using your own device, please answer the following:
  15. 15. “The principal goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.” Jean Piaget
  16. 16. The Actively Engaged Student The BIG question: • How do you want to spend time with your students? Flipped Instruction Allows: • You to be the “coach” or “guide” • Students shift from “passive attendees” to “active learners” Ideas for Application
  17. 17. Flipping with Apps & Videos
  18. 18. Flipping with Apps & Videos • Accessible any time • Multiple content provider sources • Differentiate for multiple learning styles • New Millennial Learners - why not reach them where they are with technology? Why use these resources?
  19. 19. Considerations • Why are you using the videos and apps? • What do you hope to accomplish? • Are they part of the learning goals/objectives for the course? • Are videos right length and level of detail? • Too long? Break up into smaller modules. • Help students organize information logically.
  20. 20. Considerations • Does video provide visual content or instruction? • Avoid Talking Heads • Show, don’t tell. •Are you engaged? If not, they won’t be either. Presentation
  21. 21. Apps for students and teachers • Greater student engagement • Interactive tools and technologies • Some apps, such as productivity tools, may be very helpful for students with time-management issues • Information available wherever they have their devices Benefits of Using Apps
  22. 22. So many wonderful apps for flipping!
  23. 23. Doceri • FREE • Professional iPad interactive whiteboard • Screencast recorder • Sophisticated tools for hand-drawn graphics • Built-in remote desktop control. The free Doceri iPad app allows you to put together hand- drawn lessons while recording your voice. You can edit a lesson at any time. You don’t have to draw and speak all at once — you can add an audio file at any point. www.doceri.com DEMO https://edshelf.com/tool/doceri
  24. 24. Knowmia • FREE or Pro ($14.99) • Free lesson planning • Recording tool for teachers • Create short video lessons on any subject • Publish them on knowmia.com so your students and/or public can find them. Easy to bring in visual aids from multiple sources, organize them in steps (like slides in a presentation) and use your own voice and fingers to bring your lesson to life. http://www.knowmia.com DEMO http://edshelf.com/tool/knowmia-teach
  25. 25. Screenchomp • Currently FREE • Share a great idea... • Video Lectures… • Explain a tricky concept... • Help students with their homework... • Students can download recordings as MPEG-4s A simple doodling board, markers, and one-click sharing tools make spreading your ideas and know- how easy and fun! Just - Record It. Sketch It. Share It. - to create a sharable, replay-able video that tells your story clearly. www.screenchomp.com DEMO https://edshelf.com/tool/screenchomp
  26. 26. Educreations • FREE • Explain a math formula • Create an animated lesson • Add commentary to your photos • Diagram a sports play Educreations turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard. Creating a great video tutorial is as simple as touching, tapping and talking. www.educreations.com DEMO https://edshelf.com/tool/educreations
  27. 27. ShowMe I’ll be focusing on this app/program because it can easily take PowerPoints converted to images, and incorporate voice and annotations. Create your own lessons with the iPad app, watch previously made lessons for free. ShowMe is a global learning community - a place where anyone can learn or teach anything. www.showme.com DEMO https://edshelf.com/tool/showme
  28. 28. Library Resources & Services • Learning Technology Lab – Create Videos with Camtasia • Embed in Blackboard (Articles, LibGuides & Research Help) • Journal Alerts • Research Instruction • Request It Service Where to Go, How to Navigate
  29. 29. Weighing Your Options
  30. 30. Flipped Instruction in Action What Do Dr. Fus’ Students Think? Dr. Fus Flipped General Chemistry Classroom
  31. 31. Pros • Students can still access instruction when school is out. • Increased time for more engaging instruction • Address different learning styles (i.e., print, audio/video, etc.) • Increased motivation to attend face-to-face classes • Formative & summative assessment • Documented increase in student achievement • Create a repository of lectures/materials to help increase improvement through time
  32. 32. Cons • Front loaded (increase prep time & effort) • Inability to monitor comprehension & accountability • No Just-in-time info (can’t answer student questions right when they have them) • May be difficult to comply with American’s with Disabilities Act • High levels of classroom spontaneity & interaction are hard for more traditional instructors (Guide on the Side vs. Sage on the Stage). • Temporary drop in student satisfaction (they must take on a more active role and some students have trouble at first)
  33. 33. Tips for Successful Engagement Back-check students (increase accountability) • Have quick multiple choice quizzes over materials (apps & BlackBoard have self-grading options) • Ask students specific questions about materials in class • Provide tasks within the materials that are due in class
  34. 34. Tips for Successful Engagement Get your feet wet first, don’t just dive in • Start with one lesson or project • Provide more than just video (tap into those learning styles) • Build your repository and experience • Collaborate! Find other interested faculty and combine efforts • Do your homework! Find out what resources MSU has to help you!
  35. 35. How to Create the Gateway Flipped Instruction What It Is Why Use It How To Use It
  36. 36. Thank You! Q&A
  37. 37. For More Information Krys Lynam, k.lynam@moreheadstate.edu Dr. Jeannie Justice, lj.justice@moreheadstate.edu Rachel Rogers-Blackwell, rjblackwell@moreheadstate.edu Jennifer Little, j.little@moreheadstate.edu Access this presentation & other resources via the Engaged Learners LibGuide: http://research.moreheadstate.edu/engagedlearners

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