Category Archives: Flipped Instruction

Best Practices with DIY Video: ACTION!

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Do you record your own videos for class? Do you want them to look better? This is the third and final part of a series on recording great videos. The first section, LIGHTS!, focused on setting up your lights to make you look even better. The second, CAMERA!, offered a brief overview on setting up your camera and background. ...

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Dr. David Neville utilizes YouTube to educate beyond the classroom

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A number of faculty members on campus are turning to videos to supplement their courses, and Dr. David Neville of the German department is no exception. With a background in education and instructional technology, Dr. Neville always had a desire to utilize video in his courses, but with the help of YouTube, the impact of ...

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Best Practices with DIY Video: CAMERA!

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Do you record your own videos for class? Do you want them to look better? This is part two of a series on recording great videos. The first section, LIGHTS!, focused on setting up your lights to make you look even better. We’re following it up this article, CAMERA!, where I'll provide a brief overview on setting ...

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Dr. Matt Valle uses self-made videos, online resources to supplement student learning

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Instructional videos are a popular way to deliver course content, but it can be difficult to get started. Dr. Matt Valle, a Martha and Spencer Love term professor of management, has tried his hand at video recording, and he realizes that sometimes, better video resources are already available on the Internet. For him, deciding whether to create ...

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Best Practices with DIY Video: LIGHTS!

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Do you record your own videos for class? Do you want them to look better? This is part one of a series on recording great videos. The first section, LIGHTS!, will focus on setting up your lights to make you look even better. We'll follow it up with CAMERA!, a brief overview on setting up your camera and ...

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Making the flip: Megan Squire’s take on technology-based learning

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When Megan Squire, an associate professor of computing sciences, attended the Flipped Instruction seminar this summer, she was excited to be in her students' shoes, seeing learning from their side of the monitor. Sitting in a classroom with several other professors helped created more energy and enthusiasm around changing things up in the classroom.  "I think these ...

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Making the flip: Jan Mays trains future educators using flipped instruction

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In her 21st Century Technology in Mathematics class, Professor Jan Mays has transformed the way she teaches her education students by integrating flipped instruction into her curriculum. Flipped instruction rearranges the way new content is delivered to students. They are introduced to the new material before coming to class, leaving the time they have in ...

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Making the flip: Omri Shimron applies flipped instruction to music theory

Omri Shimron, Associate Professor of Music, has been incorporating flipped instruction into one of his music courses this semester. Flipped instruction is a pedagogical model in which new course content is delivered outside of class, thus reserving class time for activities that apply the new material. Shimron has chosen to flip Materials of Music III, which ...

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Making the flip: Sirena Hargrove-Leak sees sparks in student engagement

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Sirena Hargrove-Leak, assistant professor of engineering, is implementing flipped instruction in her Engineering Mechanics-Statics course. The course is one of the first that challenges second-year students to solve complex problems in engineering. The problem-solving aspect is the main reason Hargrove-Leak chose to flip the course. “I have, through experience, determined that the best way to learn ...

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Making the flip: Joan Barnatt educates the future with flipped instruction

Assistant Professor of Education Joan Barnatt sets an example for her education students by integrating “flipped instruction” into her Education Research class for early childhood majors. Having taught this class previously, Professor Barnatt was able to approach her curriculum here at Elon with a new perspective right from the start. Barnatt explained,  “In the past, the ...

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