Does ‘flipped learning’ work? A new analysis dives into the research

From EdSurge: “The study considered 173 studies of flipped learning, as well as 46 previous meta-analyses of the approach … ’The current levels of enthusiasm for flipped learning are not commensurate with and far exceed the vast variability of scientific evidence in its favor,’ the paper argues. In fact, the authors made the surprising conclusion that many instances of flipped learning involve more time spent on passive learning than the traditional lecture model, because some professors both assign short video lectures and spend some time in class lecturing to prepare for class activities. As the authors put it: ‘Indeed, it seems that implementations of flipped learning perpetuate the things they claim to reduce, that is, passive learning.’”

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