Video in Flipped learning – Let’s use videos to reinvent education

When Jon Bergman first started developing the Flipped Learning framework back in 2010, one of the first things he did was to create video podcasts that teach specific objectives. Students watch them (at home) and get assignments, conduct experiments, and interact with the class learning platform. Videos are a cornerstone in the Flipped Learning approach Read More …

Using debates as activities in the Flipped Learning

The learners are sitting in according to two randomly allocated groups. The atmosphere is filled with excited apprehension. Two people have been given the task of opening the debate and making sure everybody who wants to talk gets their turn. Everybody has been researching the chosen topic at home, using videos and interactive texts provided Read More …

Active Learning – a Cornerstone of Flipped Learning 3.0

Theresa is a nine-year-old child celebrating her birthday. In one of the gift parcels, she finds a book about nature: “Nature around you”. She is enthusiastic about the illustrations and sees pictures of many animals that live in the forests and meadows in the vicinity of her home, even though she has never met personally. Read More …

Active Strategies in Flipped Learning

Some years ago, I had a bad experience: My laptop display was broken and showed black spots and strange color effects. I found a reseller for computer parts who offers a cheap replacement. The problem – I never did change a display! First self-experience I checked in YouTube for instructions and found a short video. Read More …

Group Space

What is the Group Space? The term Learning Space refers to a physical setting for a learning environment. Traditionally, it is the place where teaching (or learning) occurs. An example for a learning space is the classroom as a classic standard of learning space. Group space (or group learning space) description This term addresses joint Read More …