Flipping Classroom Instruction with Technology

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2 Units
Online Self-Paced

Course Description

Create a Collaborative Learning Environment by Turning Traditional Learning on Its Head

The flipped classroom concept takes traditional teaching and learning and reverses the delivery of instruction to the home with the use of technology and moves “homework” to the classroom. This allows teachers to spend more one-on-one time with each student. During class time, students can ask questions and work through problems with the guidance of their teachers and the support of fellow students. Review the research behind the flipped model of learning, participate in activities to clarify thinking and understanding of student-centered learning and explore the tools needed to implement this process in your educational environment.

This course can be taken individually and as part of either the Flipping Classroom Instruction Series, the Remote Teaching and Learning Series, and the Learning and Teaching in a K-12 Digital Classroom Series.

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers (Grade K-12), administrators and other educational leaders looking to transform learning.

Course Materials: Text, Flip Your Classroom by Jonathan Bergman and Aaron Sams available at Amazon.com or your local bookstore

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Course Date Units Price
EDU-X782J – 011 Start now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled 2 $307

Flipping Classroom Instruction with Technology

Start now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled
2
$307
Online Self-Paced
Julie Garcia

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What You Will Learn

  • Understand 21st Century Learning
  • Realize the value of video format lessons and instructions
  • Review the research and the reasoning for the flipped classroom
  • Evaluate and create a video lesson
  • Know the different tools for assessing student learning
  • Learn how to plan and implement your own flipped environment
  • Implement interactive activities in the classroom now that it is flipped

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