The Up Side of Upside Down: Center for Digital Education and Sonic Foundry Study Shows Flipped Classrooms Are on the Rise

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CDE and Sonic Foundry Study Shows Flipped Classrooms Are on the Rise

First there was lecture capture. A time when professors could record their classrooms without changing the way they taught.

Then came flipped classrooms – the lecture-first, discussion-later response to an increasing demand by students for a more personalized education experience.

While the flipped model has been a mainstay at some of the best institutions over the past decade, including MIT and Cornell, adoption is rising rapidly. Now, for the first time, comes faculty insights into what it takes to deploy this technology-driven pedagogy, which is anything but teaching as usual.

The Center for Digital Education, in partnership with Sonic Foundry, has just completed the first in-depth, national survey on faculty perspectives of flipped classrooms.  They’re ready to present their findings, including the fact that despite the time and resources it takes to launch a flipped course, the model shows the overwhelming majority of faculty – 97% – report that their initiatives are successful.

Join us for this free webinar where you’ll learn the good, the bad and the most surprising reasons flipped classrooms might just be the key to the future of academia, including:

  • The main drivers – both at departmental and faculty levels – for adopting the flipped model
  • How creating a personalized learning experience impacts student performance, retention and grades
  • The shifting expectations of student and faculty when it comes to pre-class lectures, in-class projects and discussions and individual responsibilities
  • A gauge of both faculty and student attitudes of the flipped classroom
  • The learning curve and lack of resources when it comes to teaching with technology
  • Presented By:

    Joseph Morris

    Joseph Morris, Director of Research and Analysis, joined e.Republic in 2007. He leads the team that conducts research and analysis of information technology policies and practices within education and government. Joe is a national keynote speaker on issues, trends and drivers impacting the market. He has authored publications and reports on funding streams, technology investment areas and public-sector priorities. He has participated in and led roundtables, projects and initiatives focused on issues within the public sector.  He tracks trends in the market as a blogger and market analyst.

  • Moderated By:

    Sean Brown

    Sean Brown, Senior Vice President, Sonic Foundry. Sean's core focus is simplifying digital media to improve use and outcomes. Before coming to Sonic Foundry in 2002, Sean has 23 years of product management and education business development experience at IBM, Apple and Oracle. He is a past president and board member of the Hopkins Foundation for Innovation in Education. Today, Sean also hosts Sonic Foundry's popular, monthly best practices webinar series for higher education.