(by Fabia Jeddere-Fisher) After some initial exuberance with the idea of using an app to lead the students round the outdoor museum, St Fagans;
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Catherine Hobbs and Ben Drew have been using the flipped classroom approach in their teaching for several years now.
It might be a good way to promote active and informal learning and to help learners make connections between academic work and the sector
In the first semester of 2014/15 I worked with a FET lecturer in Geography and Environmental Management, Sara-Jayne Williams, who teaches on a module called Society, Youth & Ageing. Together we developed a plan whereby students would blog about the subject matter and share their blogs with each other in order to construct subject knowledge as a class.
What is flipping? ‘Flipped learning’ or ‘the flipped classroom’ are recent buzz words/phrases in education. Flipping is an approach that comes in two parts:
A wiki is a website where users can easily add, edit and delete content without specialist software or technical knowledge. Users can create new wiki pages and link them to others, and they can edit existing pages, including those created by other learners.