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Promoting Active Learning through the Flipped Classroom Model

Promoting Active Learning through the Flipped Classroom Model
Author(s)/Editor(s): Jared Keengwe (University of North Dakota, USA), Grace Onchwari (University of North Dakota, USA)and James N. Oigara (Canisius College, USA)
Copyright: ©2014
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4987-3
ISBN13: 9781466649873
ISBN10: 1466649879
EISBN13: 9781466649880


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With the integration of technology into education systems, our society has begun to embrace the new approaches we have taken towards transforming traditional learning environments into active learning through questions, collaboration, and discussions.

Promoting Active Learning through the Flipped Classroom Model focuses on an in-depth assessment on strategies and instructional design practices appropriate for the flipped classroom model. Highlighting the benefits, shortcoming, perceptions, and academic results of the flipped classroom model, this book is an essential reference for students, educators, administrators, and researchers interested emerging approach to improving student learning.

Author's/Editor's Biography

Jared Keengwe (Ed.)
Jared Sagini Keengwe is a Professor at the University of North Dakota (UND) and serves as the Director of the Undergraduate Elementary Education program. He is the editor-in-chief of two IGI Global Book Series: Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD) and Advances in Early Childhood and K-12 Education (AECKE). Prof. Keengwe has published several books and manuscripts in refereed journals. His work was honored with the UND Foundation/McDermott Faculty Award for Excellence in Academic Advising. He was a recipient of the North Dakota Spirit Faculty Achievement Award in recognition of significant contributions in teaching, research, and service. At the national level, Prof. Keengwe was a recipient of the International Institute of Education Fellowship under the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) – a scholar fellowship program for educational projects at African higher education institutions. The program is funded by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY).

Grace Onchwari (Ed.)
Dr. Grace Onchwari is an Associate Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of North Dakota, USA, where she teaches a variety of graduate and undergraduate courses in early childhood education. She is also the coordinator of the early childhood program. Her research focuses on teacher professional development, immigrant children, Head Start, and mentor-coaching. Dr. Onchwari’s academic background includes a postgraduate diploma in education, Masters in child development and early childhood education and a doctoral degree in curriculum instruction with an early childhood education emphasis. Dr. Onchwari has researched and authored articles and book chapters with a focus on these areas. She is also the co-editor of the book titled “Cross-Cultural Considerations in the Education of Young Immigrant Learners.”


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