Characteristics of a Flipped Classroom


Empowered by today’s tech tools, learners can now absorb content on their own time and then use class time to practice what they’ve learned. iTunesU. Flipped classrooms are starting to gain in popularity across various levels of education.

Are MOOCs the Future of Online Education?

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ITunesU – Apple’s free app “gives students access to all the materials for courses in a single place. Duke Free Courses – Duke offers courses on ITunesU. Allow teachers to make the most of classroom time in blended classes. Source: What’s at stake?: $400

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To MOOC Or Not To MOOC? That is the question for the learner…

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Recorded lectures on iTunesU isn’t a MOOC! A MOOC is “massive” and the students can receive the information that they want and interact with the class when it’s most convenient for them.

What Great Bosses Know - 10 Training Tips - iTunes U Revolution?

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

In the process of scanning the new and improved iTunesU I found this interesting podcast. Here is the description from iTunesU. Maybe iTunesU can help? Ever since the Apple education announcement I've been blown away by what this means for our industry.

University Partners With Businesses to Improve Education

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This could benefit all students on all topics, but will be especially helpful for challenging classes heavy with complex material or for students who speak English as a second language. Innovating learning with Apple products such as iPads, iBooks, iTunesU and iMovie. Designing more effective learning experiences for students by creating online, hybrid and flipped (viewing recorded lectures at home so instructors can work with students in class) courses.

#lrnchat - Working (or not) with SMEs

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

University professors (another form of SME) have their lectures video taped and freely downloadable via iTunesU. When the SME is making his own tip sheets, tutorials, teaching his own class, and engaging with others via social networks, his blog, and other media, then our relationship with the SME necessarily changes.SIGNIFICANTLY!