Design and Analysis of Flipped Learning Strategies

It is widely accepted that flipped learning pedagogy stems from the premise of inquiry-based and egalitarian philosophy: with the growing access to vast information through the internet, the traditional model of teacher as the sole steward of knowledge has become obsolete. In the new reality, teachers have acquired a new role: that of mediator, helping Read More …

Global Elements of EffectiveFlipped Learning

In November 2018, Jon Bergmann1 visited Istanbul and presented there the “187 Global Elements for Effective Flipped Learning”. On this summit, Flipped Learning 3.0 was completed and available for public to be used in teaching and training. Two days later, Jon and Errol St. Claire Smith (from the FLGlobal) attended the kickoff meeting of this Read More …

Digital Competences of European Citizens

Eurostat published a statistic about the digital skills of European Citizens (covering the age between 16 and 74 years old). The result – split to European countries – is interesting: The average in Europe is approximately 56 % – this means that 44 % of the European citizens lack digital competences. It is important to Read More …

Flipped Classroom and Flipped Learning

The two terms “Flipped Classroom” and “Flipped Learning” are mixed up often and seen as the same item. But this is not true – especially if you care about “Flipped Learning 3.0” (the topic we will address in this project). Flipped Classroom If you search on the internet you will find many similar descriptions of Read More …

Sustained Learning – The CorkScrew Experiment

Today’s learning often is mixed up with information procurement, especially when it is done with smartphones: Someone is searching for some information, takes the smartphone, checks “oncle Google” and finds the requested information. Now he thinks he has learned something. Short time later (that can be even minutes) he has forgotten what he had found. Read More …

Digital Competences

Digital competences are necessary to survive in our current society. This has been made clear in the moment where thousands of people started to work from their home office. The same way pupils and students stayed at home because their school or university was closes. Suddenly, there was a situation where the teachers taught their Read More …

Importance of Adult Education

Adult education has been a fundamental part of further education and Life Long Learning for decades. It can be seen as a tool to remove illiteracy from society. It gives people a chance to increase their education after school has finished or besides their vocational education or professional development. In many European countries, Adult Education Read More …

Why do we use frameworks in education?

A framework is a particular set of rules, ideas, or beliefs which you use in order to deal with problems or to decide what to do[1].   Typical problems in education are: quality enhancement, needs and preconditions of learners, pedagogical concepts, structure of lessons (or courses) and other more. Teaching and learning frameworks are research-informed Read More …

What does “flipped” mean?

The flipped approach means active and self-directed learning, to “flip” the roles (Trainer ⇒ Facilitator, Learner ⇒ Self-determining adult) with self-responsibility for their learning (heutagogical approach). Heutagogy means self-determined learning. It is important that learners acquire both competencies and capabilities. Competency can be understood as proven ability in acquiring knowledge and skills (and attitudes), while Read More …