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Applying the Flipped Classroom Model to Business Learning

Posted by Katelind Hays on Apr 28, 2016 12:30:00 PM

Flipped Classroom in Corporate Training

BYTE Session Recap

Our BYTE series has one goal: to better our audience through education. We have the good fortune to host guest presenters, like Bob Lee and Jim Recker, who help us work towards this goal.

In their BYTE, “Applying the Flipped Classroom Model to Business Learning” Bob and Jim helped attendees understand the value, concepts and components of the flipped classroom. Furthermore, they discussed tools that support this model and successful real-world examples of flipped classroom learning in business.

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design, Flipped Classroom, Virtual Classroom, Virtually There

Teaching Blended Learning in Shanghai - Who Taught Who?

Posted by Jennifer Hofmann on Aug 21, 2014 11:00:00 AM
Chinese Blended Learning Program

Just about a year ago, I had a unique opportunity to deliver an in-person version of our Blended Learning  Design course in Shanghai. As usual, I learned as much from my students as they did from me. Some was fun, some was cultural, and some was about how we teach and how we learn.

These lessons, while specific to single professional experience, apply to my work in general. Social learning, collaboration, and instructional design prove important regardless of program location or delivery type. You will likely find them insightful, too!

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design, Blended Learning, Cultural intelligence, Flipped Classroom

Resources for Blended Learning Instructional Design

Posted by Jennifer Hofmann on Aug 15, 2014 12:38:00 PM
As instructional designers we are constantly being bombarded with new technologies and new trends.  It’s difficult to distinguish which are fads, and which are worthy of our investments of time and resources.  
The safest, and often most expedient course of action is to continue to focus on the delivery technology we know is NOT a fad, the traditional classroom.  After all we’ve been using the traditional classroom forever, how can we possibly go wrong teaching in a classroom in front of an audience?
As new technologies, like the virtual classroom, eLearning, and social media, are introduced, we continue to play it safe by trying to make these technology experiences replicate the classroom. 
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Topics: Blended Learning, Flipped Classroom

Training on the Edge: Trend 1 - Blended Learning & Flipping The Classroom

Posted by Jennifer Hofmann on Jun 10, 2014 11:25:00 AM

This is the third in a series of six posts exploring current issues facing training professionals and the upcoming trends in training for the next five years.

In this series we will examine what the current learning indicators show about the outlook for the modern workplace and the next five years, as well as four key trends associated with adapting training to the new context. As these trends play out, we need to consider how to implement a culture change in our training organizations and identify some of the challenges these changes will bring.

Earlier we discussed how four generations of workers interacting in the workplace at the same time can impact our training design, and then discussed the modern context in which our learners are working

In this post we explore our first key trend: Blended Learning & Flipping The Classroom.

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Topics: Blended Learning, Flipped Classroom, Trends, Training on the Edge Series