[Infographic] How a Flipped Classroom Model Works

| January 6, 2015

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Flipped Classroom is an educational model in which the typical classroom model is reversed. Students view short video lectures or have access to lecture content at home before they arrive into class, whereas class timing is used for discussions, exercises and projects.

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