Inverted Classroom Model

Inverted Classroom Model

Inverted Classroom (= synonymous for Flipped Classroom)

  • Knowledge acquisition: mostly self-depended in advance of units on-site
  • Students find online books, articles, short instructional videos (maximum 15 minutes), podcasts and other interactive materials
  • These materials are combined with assessment methods such as a quiz
  • Further options for preparation: research assignments, joint work on guidelines, concepts, manifold material, expert interviews …
  • Focuses in class are application of knowledge, in-depth learning, practice, simulation, discussion, projects …

Overview: Seven steps on the way to Inverted Classroom

A two pager: Important aspects of Inverted Classroom

Helpful & interesting literature:

A good introduction and background with helpful visualizations is this article (2011)

Also a very good introduction with examples can be found here

An up to date (2016) overview of examples in universities offers this white paper

A report (2015) summarizes motivations and reason for introducing flipped / inverted classroom; included are also definitions and examples


Additional material: