The Flipped Classroom – Resources

Thank you to everyone that attended the first session of our Academic Technology Innovators learning community talk on the Flipped Classroom. The session sparked some great questions and discussions and you can view the PDF of the full presentation here – What is a flipped classroom. In the meantime, please find the list of resources mentioned by Dr. Morvant listed below.

  • Best iPad app to purchase ($2.99) to flip your classroom is Explain Everything.6971278 Explain Everything is an “easy-to-use design, screencasting, and interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export almost anything to and from almost anywhere.” For more information on using this app, please reach out to the Center for Teaching Excellence.
  • Lightning Talks” are a handful of 5-10 minute presentations that will be followed by discussion here at OU. They are open to all OU faculty and will be held once a month. For more information, click here.
  • OU now has several technology-enhanced active learning classrooms. More information about teaching a class in one of these rooms is available here.
  • Trying something new in the classroom? Be sure to get IRB approval in order to be able to share your success stories with the public.
  • The equipment (microphone, computer, software, tablet) to record your lectures can be borrowed from the Center for Teaching Excellence. For more information or to reserve one of these equipment packages, email or call 325-2323.
  • OU IT is in the initial planning stages of building new Creation Studios on campus. Creation Studios will be physical locations where equipment is available to create videos and materials for your classroom. For updates on these studios, please check back here soon or subscribe to our RSS feed via the links on the top right of this page.
  • POGIL (Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning) Design – “POGIL uses guided inquiry – a learning cycle of exploration, concept invention and application is the basis for many of the carefully designed materials that students use to guide them to construct new knowledge.  POGIL is a student-centered strategy; students work in small groups with individual roles to ensure that all students are fully engaged in the learning process.”
  • Penultimate is a handwriting app for iPad that combines the natural experience of pen and paper with the flexibility and syncing of Evernote. Learn more via the video posted above.
  • LearnSmart – “LearnSmart Advantage is an innovative series of adaptive learning products fueled by McGraw-Hill LearnSmart—the most widely used and intelligent adaptive study resource available today.”

What resources are you using? Leave them in the comments!

Jeremy Hessman