Does research support flipped learning?

By Meris Stansbury, Associate Editor
July 30th, 2013

Though quantitative and rigorous qualitative data on flipped learning is limited, a recent literature review based on teacher reports, course completion rates, and supported methodology research indicates that flipped learning is more than just a fad for bored teachers and students—it’s improving student achievement in classrooms across the country.

With interest continuing to grow around flipped learning (for example, in January 2012, about 2,500 educators were members of the Flipped Learning Network [FLN] Ning; by March 2013, more than 12,000 educators were participants), researchers at George Mason University with the support of Pearson undertook a review of research relevant to what’s quickly becoming the trendiest model of learning.

(Next page: Learning methods behind Flipped Learning)

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One Response to “Does research support flipped learning?”

deb wilson
July 30, 2013

I know my daughter took a flipped class at our local community college and what NOT happy at the thought, but as time went on she came to love it. She said kids came to class with better discussion points and she got a lot more out of the class. WOOOOHOOOO!!