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Transforming Instruction with the Flipped Classroom (801E): The Flipped Classroom

Get flipped! Before the workshop, complete your pre-class activity below

Planning to Attend Our Session?

Do you have any experience using the Flipped Class in your own instruction?

Planning to Attend Our Session?
Yes: 2 votes (25%)
No: 6 votes (75%)
Total Votes: 8

Selected References on Flipping and InfoLit

More readings and a video you can consult before the OLA workshop. 

Overview of our flipped classroom presentation and pre-class activity assignment

flipped class model

          A Planning Model for the Flipped Classroom


Welcome to the Flipped portion of our OLA Superconference Presentation.  Following the model above, you are encouraged to create an out of class task (pre-class activity) before attending the conference.  Through this process, you will experience a flipped classroom and learn more about the pedagogy behind it.  

We typically motivate students to complete these activities by assigning marks.  Your motivators might include:

  • contributing to a collection of pre-class activity ideas for library instruction
  • experimenting with the flipped classroom
  • contributing to more engaging conversations with colleagues during the presentation
  • And, anyone completing the activity, will get a slice of Jackie's yummy banana bread to start your morning (nut free!)

Pre-Class Activity (should take about 30 min)

Read the following articles:

  1. Holbrook, Jane. (2013) Course design: planning a flipped class. Retrieved November 10, 2014. Centre for Teaching Excellence, University of Waterloo.
  2. Datig, Ilka and Ruswick, Claire.(2013) Four quick flips activities for the information literacy classroomCollege & Research Libraries News 74,5: 249-257.

Submit your activity through the Fluid Survey link below:

Complete Pre-Class Activity

Your submission will be posted to this LibGuide.  We hope to make a collection of shareable ideas. 

If you have questions, contact any of the presenters profiled on the right. 

In-class /OLA presentation

The flipped classroom model encourages in-class student engagement, peer-peer and student-instructor interactions to reinforce the material learned through the pre-class activities.  We plan to model this process and facilitate group discussion during our presentation.