Flipped Higher Education Classroom: An Application in Environmental Education Course in Primary Education

Ozkan Yilmaz

Abstract


Usage of technology in educational settings is becoming a standard for 21st century’s learners. Flipped classroom presents an entirely new learning environment based on technology for students, thus requiring different research for establishing effective learning and teaching.

This paper aimed to explore usability of flipped classroom in higher education from the perspective of students’ experience. The study participants are undergraduate students who are enrolled department of primary education in faculty of education. In study used a mixed-method to answer research questions. Students were post tested on usage of flipped classroom model in the frame of instructional materials attitude. And, focus group interview used to get students’ perceptions. One of the more significant findings to emerge from this study is that students’ attitude toward the flipped classroom were positive. The second major finding was that flipped classroom model is effective on: (1) Instruction and learning environment, (2) Individual changes.




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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5539/hes.v7n3p93

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Higher Education Studies  ISSN 1925-4741 (Print)   ISSN 1925-475X (Online)

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