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Using Technology to Flip Learning
EEND and MSED-683

  • Template 2015
  • Section TMPL
  • 1 Credits
  • 07/22/2015 to 07/22/2115
  • Modified 07/20/2020

Mission Statement


As a Catholic university rooted in the liberal arts, we are a welcoming community of learners challenged by Franciscan values and charism, engaged in a continuous pursuit of knowledge, faith, wisdom, and justice, and ever mindful of a tradition that emphasizes reverence for creation, compassion and peacemaking. We strive for academic excellence in all programs, preparing women and men to contribute to the world through service and leadership. 

Description

Prepares candidates to use technology to flip their lessons in a variety of ways.  Many teachers are flipping learning and the outcome has been dramatic in terms or increasing student engagement and success.  Candidates will examine various strategies for designing flipped lessons and will consider classroom management issues that may arise.  Candidates will use tools for screen casting, podcasting and more to create their own artifacts for students use online within this exciting teaching model.  The National Educational Technology Standards will be briefly surveyed and how these standards impact technology use in the classroom will be discussed.

Objectives

College of Education Mission

The mission of the College of Education is to prepare competent and caring educators who understand students, serve the community and develop professionally to become ethical decision-makers and leaders.

Understanding Students

Candidates will develop skills to create lessons and engage students by flipping lessons. This knowledge will allow teachers to support student learning through 21st century skills and will give students more autonomy for their own learning.

Serving the Community

Candidates will have opportunities to explore the value of the flipped class model and the types of pedagogical shifts that can in turn be explored within and outside of the classroom. Candidates will understand the value of communication outside the classroom to the home and the community in regards to the appropriate and beneficial use the flipped classroom model.

Finding Our Professional Selves

Candidates will collaborate with other educators in flipping lessons and begin to appreciate the benefits of the paradigm shifts within their own classrooms. Additionally, candidates will analyze and reflect on ideas/artifacts that they discover or create themselves within the course.

Outcomes

Access to standards referenced in this section can be found HERE

By the conclusion of the course, each participant will be able to do the following:

  1. Evaluate flipping lessons with technology to support ISTE and state-relevant standards. (ISTE Teacher 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; NBPTS 1, 2, 3)
  2. Promote equitable, ethical, and legal use of technology resources within the Flipped Classroom model. (ISTE Teacher 4; NBPTS 1, 3, 4)
  3. Understand the impact of flipping lessons on student learning, school culture, and communities. (ISTE Teacher 1; NBPTS 1, 4, 5)
  4. Integrate appropriate features of technology to support flipped learning and corresponding assessments. (ISTE Teacher 1, 2; NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 4)
  5. Extend communication outside the classroom to the home and the community in regards to how flipped learning can be used to enhance engagement and learning and lead to deeper pedagogies. (ISTE Teacher 3, 5; NBPTS 1, 2, 5)
  6. Use flipped lessons to increase in-class learning that encompasses student communication, collaboration, problem solving, research, and product creation. (ISTE Teacher 1, 2, 3, 4; NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 4)
  7. Plan and collaborate on ideas/products that require critical analysis and evaluation; present and share ideas/products developed with other candidates. (ISTE Teacher 5; NBPTS 4, 5)

Materials

Brooks-Young, S.  (2016) ISTE Standards for Students: A practical guide for learning with technology

Assignments

Assignment One – Flipped Learning Research and Analysis Discussion

Candidates will respond to each week’s discussions and reflection prompts.

  • Course outcomes: 1, 2, 3, 8
  • Standards: ISTE Teacher 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Assignment Two – Lesson Plan using Teacher-created Artifacts(s)

Candidates will create a flipped lesson plan using an artifact that they have created.

  • Course outcomes: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7
  • Standards: ISTE Teacher 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Final Project – Instructional Change Document

Candidates will develop a comprehensive flipped learning plan using strategies learned and discussed.

  • Course outcomes: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7
  • Standards: ISTE Teacher 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Course Policies

Policies for the College of Education at University of St. Francis

CLICK HERE (requires active student account) for policies, including but not limited to:

  • Method of Instruction
  • Expectations of Candidates
  • Online Courses
  • Attendance Policies for Site-Based and Online Courses
  • Minimum Standards for Writing
  • Computer and Digital Information Literacy Skills

Course Evaluations | Surveys

Information gathered through course evaluations and surveys is an important part of maintaining quality and continuous improvement in courses, and it is the University’s expectation that students will thoughtfully participate in this evaluation process.

Institutional Policies

Students should use the USF portal as the first resource for guidance and support on items such as student complaints, safety, security and transportation questions, contact information for various USF departments, student support services such as counseling and academic resources. Information on these resources can be found in the For Students section of the USF portal.

A complete listing of university policies and procedures can be found in the University of St. Francis Catalog and Student Handbooks. 

Academic Integrity

Academic integrity requires that all academic work be wholly the product of an identified individual or individuals. Collaboration is only acceptable when it is explicitly acknowledged. Ethical conduct is the obligation of every member of the University community, and breaches of academic integrity constitute serious offenses. Since a lack of integrity hinders the student’s academic development, it cannot be tolerated under any circumstances. Violations include but are not limited to: cheating, fabrication, facilitating academic dishonesty, plagiarism, and denying others access to information or material. See the University of St. Francis Catalog for further clarification and information on grievance procedures.

Services and Accommodations for Students with Disabilities (ADA)

The University strives to be in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA). A student who requires special accommodations or arrangements due to a disability should contact the Office of Disability Services. This contact preferably should occur no later than the first week of classes. Early contact before the semester starts is encouraged to allow sufficient time to provide accommodations. Extra time is needed for some types of accommodations such as sign language interpreters or special text formatting. Should a need arrive after the start of a semester; the student is encouraged to contact the Office of Disability Services as soon as possible. Note that accommodations are not retroactive. Each case will be reviewed on an individual basis to determine reasonable and appropriate accommodations.

USF is committed to ensuring the full participation of all students in its programs, regardless of the course format. If you have a documented disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in a course, complete course requirements, or benefit from the University’s programs or services, please contact the Office of Disability Services at 815-740-3631 or [email protected] . The Office of Disability Services is in the Academic Resource Center (ARC) and is located on the second floor of the LaVerne and Dorothy Brown Library in room L214. Consultations are welcome, please contact the Office of Disability Services for an appointment.

Technology Support

  1. The Department of Academic Technology (DAT) administers the learning management system Canvas. If you are experiencing any difficulty using Canvas or need technical assistance, you have several options to receive support, including:
  1. 24x7 Live Canvas Support. If you experience technical difficulties or have a question about Canvas, you can receive support 24 hours a day 7 days a week through the Canvas help menu. From the help menu, select Chat with Canvas Support for a “live” text-based click-to-chat session,
  2. select Report a Problem to send an email support request, or speak to someone directly by using the toll-free number listed under the Canvas Support Hotline.

NOTE: Responses to Canvas’ email-based Report a Problem request system will go to your USF stfrancis.edu email account, NOT your personal email.

2. Online Self-Service Help Resources. A student user guide and other resources for solving issues related to Canvas can be found at LearnItNow

3. Telephone Support from DAT. You can also phone the Department of Academic Technology for personal help at (815) 740-5080 or (866) 337-1497 (toll-free) between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Central Standard Time, Monday through Friday.

For any technical support issues that are not related to Canvas, please contact the USF Technology Support Center (TSC). You can reach them via:

Notice of Copyright

This course may contain copyrighted materials that are intended to support the learning experiences of students currently enrolled in the course. No student may retain or further disseminate any copyrighted materials, in their entirety or any portion thereof, under penalty of law.

Academic Support Services

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) located in Room L214 in the Library (815-740-5060) offers various types of academic services.  Online and distance learning students can contact ARC for appropriate resources.  ARC serves students who need tutoring in many areas of study including writing and math.  Library services include a number of online services and full text databases.  Call the Library at 815-740-5041 for additional information.  If you need academic-related resources or assistance, please contact the Academic Resource Center.

Additional Items

Key Resources

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Bergmann, J., & Sams, A. (2012). Flip Your Classroom—Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day. Eugene, OR & Alexandria, VA: ISTE/ASCD.

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