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Events - Academic Development and Quality - Nottingham Trent University

September 2014, NTU hosted the inaugural SCALE-UP UK Conference. The keynote speech was delivered by the world’s leading expert in SCALE-UP, Professor Robert Beichner

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Materials from SCALE-UP UK Conference 2014, hosted by NTU. Several sessions focussed strongly on flipped learning.

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Three evolving thoughts about flipped learning - Casting Out Nines - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Three evolving thoughts about flipped learning - Casting Out Nines - The Chronicle of Higher Education | FlipLearn NTU | Scoop.it
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Useful thoughts on the role of pre-class and in-class activities in a flipped model.

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What is a flipped classroom? (in 60 seconds) - YouTube

In this video, Julie Schell provides a 60 second definition (includes an 11 second intro and a 3 second conclusion) of a flipped classroom, aided by a visual...
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The basic premise of flipped learning. This could be a useful video for students to watch, perhaps in combination with a discussion on the benefits of learning by doing versus learning by listening to a lecture.

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From Passive Viewing to Active Learning: Simple Techniques for Applying Active Learning Strategies to Online Course Videos

From Passive Viewing to Active Learning: Simple Techniques for Applying Active Learning Strategies to Online Course Videos | FlipLearn NTU | Scoop.it
From Web-enhanced face-to-face courses to MOOCs, flipped, blended, and fully online courses, videos are an integral component of today’s educational landscape—from kindergarten all the way through higher education.
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Some good tips here for helping students get the most out of pre- and in-class videos.

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SCALE-UP UK Conference @Nottingham Trent University (with images, tweets) · NTU_ALTC

Inaugural UK conference on SCALE-UP (Student-Centred Active Learning Environment with Upside-down Pedagogies) on 12 September 2014 #ntuscaleup
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Storify version of #ntuscaleup tweets on conference day

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SCALE-UP in action: Part II – Digital Practice - Nottingham Trent University

SCALE-UP in action: Part II – Digital Practice - Nottingham Trent University | FlipLearn NTU | Scoop.it
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Comments from a lecturer on the Flipped Learning aspect of using a SCALE-UP room at NTU.

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How to flip the classroom | Flipped Institute

How to flip the classroom | Flipped Institute | FlipLearn NTU | Scoop.it
Flipping is easy – and with a little thought and planning, teachers can use the flipped model to create engaging learning experiences for their students. This section covers the nuts and bolts of flipping – from creating videos, to introducing the flipped concept, to practical ideas for using class time differently.
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This how-to guide includes some ideas for using short videos to flip teaching in HE (look for the pdf: 'ideas for professor videos')

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eLearning 2.0 Conference 23 July 2014: 7 Things You Should Know about Flipped Classrooms

eLearning 2.0 Conference 23 July 2014: 7 Things You Should Know about Flipped Classrooms | FlipLearn NTU | Scoop.it
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Short downloadable pdf (2 pages) explaining 7 key concepts connected to Flipped Learning

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The original flipped classroom? - Cambridge Conversations

The original flipped classroom? - Cambridge Conversations | FlipLearn NTU | Scoop.it
Writing for the Wall Street Journal in 2011, Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, described how his online videos were helping to change classroom practice: “… our tools have given students and teachers the power to ‘flip’ the traditional classroom: Students can hear lectures at home and spend their time at school doing ‘homework’ …
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This article raises similarities between Flipped Learning and TEFL teaching. It would be worthwhile to explore these in more detail, I think.

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Lectures Aren't Just Boring, They're Ineffective, Too, Study Finds

Lectures Aren't Just Boring, They're Ineffective, Too, Study Finds | FlipLearn NTU | Scoop.it
"Active learning" boosts grades, reduces failure rates in undergraduate STEM classes, concludes major review
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The inclusion of active learning makes lectures more effective

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Flipping @ Nottingham Trent University (with images, tweets) · S_J_Lancaster

Warm up event on 31st March for the Annual Learning and Teaching Conference on 1st April #NTUALTC
http://www.slideshare.net/SimonJLancaster/what-the-flip
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Twitter stream from NTU's Flipped Learning event (30 April 2014)

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Research, Reports & Studies / Research

Research, Reports & Studies / Research | FlipLearn NTU | Scoop.it
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Useful research on Flipped Learning (including in HE) here

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Flipped Learning Network Unveils Formal Definition of Flipped Learning

Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 To counter common misconceptions and bring clarity to discussions about “Flipped Learning,” the governing board and key leaders of the Flipped Learning Network (FLN) announce a formal definition of the term.
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Definitions and pillars of Flipped Learning
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Flipped Classroom Pilot Results in 14.5 Percent Fewer DFW Grades — Emerging Education Technologies

Flipped Classroom Pilot Results in 14.5 Percent Fewer DFW Grades — Emerging Education Technologies | FlipLearn NTU | Scoop.it
Piloted Course Offerings With Flipped Lessons Consistently Yield Better Outcomes Having seen increasing data supporting the effectiveness of flipped teaching and learning techniques throughout 2012 and 2013, The Provost and CIO* at The College of Westchester sought to trial the
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Some encouraging data on flipped learning here. There are also tips on how to start flipping via a partial approach.

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Lecture in a flipped class

Lecture in a flipped class | FlipLearn NTU | Scoop.it
music theorist, professor, writer, performer
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This piece explores the use - and in particular the timing - of lecture to support learning in a flipped class model. "When prefaced by an opportunity for students to form their own convictions, a little extemporaneous lecture at the end, with lots of room for student interruptions, can help many students learn more deeply."

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The Science of Scientific Learning: Flipping Pedagogy – it's not just about what goes on in the classroom.

The Science of Scientific Learning: Flipping Pedagogy – it's not just about what goes on in the classroom. | FlipLearn NTU | Scoop.it
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This piece considers the when, what and how of content input - the part that in flipped learning often happens before the face-to-face teaching session.

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How to Flip a Class | Center for Teaching and Learning

How to Flip a Class | Center for Teaching and Learning | FlipLearn NTU | Scoop.it
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Excellent resource from University of Texas on how to flip a class

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Putting in more: emotional work in adopting online tools in teaching and learning practices

Putting in more: emotional work in adopting online tools in teaching and learning practices | FlipLearn NTU | Scoop.it
(2014). Putting in more: emotional work in adopting online tools in teaching and learning practices. Teaching in Higher Education: Vol. 19, No. 8, pp. 919-930. doi: 10.1080/13562517.2014.934343
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Academic article about the emotional labour - positive and negative - for lecturers adopting technologies into their teaching strategies. A little-discussed aspect of Flipped Learning and related approaches. (Institutional login needed to access full article)

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The 10 Best Web Tools For Flipped Classrooms - Edudemic

The 10 Best Web Tools For Flipped Classrooms - Edudemic | FlipLearn NTU | Scoop.it
Here's a useful list of the best web tools for flipped classrooms, complete with what each tool is and how teachers are using it right now!
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10 most popular tools for Flipped Learning as collected by Edudemic via Twitter.

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Screencasts: How effective are they and how do students engage with them?

Screencasts: How effective are they and how do students engage with them? | FlipLearn NTU | Scoop.it
Screencasts: How effective are they and how do students engage with them?
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Academic paper exploring the effectiveness of screencasts for student learning

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Sample Flipped Class Session Agenda [INFOGRAPHIC]

Sample Flipped Class Session Agenda [INFOGRAPHIC] | FlipLearn NTU | Scoop.it
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One example of a 60-minute flipped class session broken down into short activity chunks

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Flipped Classroom 2.0: Competency Learning With Videos

Flipped Classroom 2.0: Competency Learning With Videos | FlipLearn NTU | Scoop.it
The flipped classroom model generated a lot of excitement initially, but more recently some educators -- even those who were initial advocates -- have expre
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From Flipped Learning to Flipped Mastery

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Flipped learning skepticism: Do students want to have lectures? - Casting Out Nines - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Flipped learning skepticism: Do students want to have lectures? - Casting Out Nines - The Chronicle of Higher Education | FlipLearn NTU | Scoop.it
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Some good tips on communicating with students about Flipped Learning at university (NB the article focuses on Maths but the ideas apply to any subject).

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What the flip?

'What the Flip': From screencasting to blended learning, student generated content, lecture flipping...

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Simon Lancaster's excellent slides from the NTU Flipped Learning event (30 March 2014).

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A new approach to problem based learning in Law – turning pedagogy upside down | Social sciences blog

A new approach to problem based learning in Law – turning pedagogy upside down | Social sciences blog | FlipLearn NTU | Scoop.it
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SCALE-UP (a form of Flipped Learning) in action in the Law School at NTU

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