Evaluating a “Flipped Classroom” Experiment

Ole Jacob Bergfjord, Tarjei Alvær Heggernes

Abstract

In this paper, a “flipped classroom” experiment is evaluated using three different datasets. We use student evaluations of the “flipped classroom” experiment in particular, in addition to regular course evaluations and exam results for the past three years in order to allow for statistical comparisons. Overall, the results from the experiment are quite positive. Interesting effects include that students report that they prepare better for lectures, are more satisfied with the course overall, and achieve slightly better grades. In particular, much fewer students get very low grades. On the one hand, we argue that our results support more experiments with technology to improve education. On the other hand, we also hope that our analysis could be useful as a reference for evaluating such experiments.

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Bergfjord O. and Heggernes T. (2015). Evaluating a “Flipped Classroom” Experiment . In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-758-108-3, pages 205-208. DOI: 10.5220/0005412102050208


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@conference{csedu15,
author={Ole Jacob Bergfjord and Tarjei Alvær Heggernes},
title={Evaluating a “Flipped Classroom” Experiment},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,},
year={2015},
pages={205-208},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005412102050208},
isbn={978-989-758-108-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,
TI - Evaluating a “Flipped Classroom” Experiment
SN - 978-989-758-108-3
AU - Bergfjord O.
AU - Heggernes T.
PY - 2015
SP - 205
EP - 208
DO - 10.5220/0005412102050208