The Flipped Class: A Creative Way to Engage Students

The Flipped Class: A Creative Way to Engage Students


The overall goal of this presentation is to provide faculty with information and strategies to enhance learner participation in and outside of the classroom. This presentation will discuss what it means to "flip" a classroom, the benefits of doing so and the tools and activities used to put it into application.

Presentation Objectives
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
1. Understand what a Flipped Classroom is and how it can engage students
2. Identify ways you can implement this model in your class
3. Select technology tools that could be utilized to "flip" a class

About the Presenter
Emily is originally from Cape Cod, Massachusetts but came to North Carolina in 1998 to earn her BA degree in American Sign Language at Gardner-Webb University. After graduating in 2002, she was hired as a staff interpreter and captionist. After spending several years working in the disability field- specifically in the area of assistive technology, Emily returned to school to earn a Masters Degree in Educational Technology at Appalachian State University. Emily now works in the Technology Services department at GWU as the Educational Technology Coordinator. She is responsible for working with and training faculty and staff in using technology in their respective disciplines including the use of Web 2.0 tools, iPads, Smart Boards and the Blackboard Learning Management System.


Thursday, August 9, 2012 - 11:30am to 12:30pm


30 minutes


Emily Robertson