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Flipping the College Classroom: Transform Students into Active Learners


Live Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

The flipped or inverted classroom is a pedagogical model gaining popularity in the college setting that encourages active learning and student engagement by shifting class time from the passive transfer of information to more hands-on activities. How can you introduce this innovative teaching method into your college classroom? Join us for this live, 60-minute webinar where you and your colleagues will discover:

  • What is the inverted classroom & what are the benefits
  • Strategies to flip your class & improve active learning
  • Keys to effectively design in-class and out-of-class activities
  • Lessons learned from flipped classes in the sciences & humanities

Program Highlights

  • Flipping the College Classroom: Transform from Passive to Active Learning

    • Traditional vs. inverted classroom - what are the differences
    • The flipped classroom - student support, lifelong learning & engagement
    • Effective ways to blend traditional & flipped approaches
    • Ways to transition from lecture-based to student-centered activities
  • Making the Switch: The Basic Setup of the Inverted Classroom

    • How to structure & make students accountable for out-of-class activity
    • Specific ideas for structuring in-class activities
    • Strategies to assess student understanding in and out of class
    • 5 underlying design principles of the inverted classroom model
  • Flipped Classroom Success: Best Practices and Lessons Learned

    • Ideas and best practices for instructional design for the flipped class
    • Ways to effectively manage student communication & engage students
    • How to handle student resistance & get buy-in for the flipped classroom
    • Case studies of flipped classes in the sciences & the humanities
  • Live question and answer session - Have your questions answered

About The Speaker

Robert Talbert, Ph.D (@RobertTalbert) is an Associate Professor in the Mathematics Department at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan.

  • Robert was previously on the faculty at Bethel College (Indiana) and Franklin College.
  • Dr. Talbert holds an honors B.S. degree in Mathematics from Tennessee Technological University and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mathematics from Vanderbilt University. At Vanderbilt, he was a Master Teaching Fellow for the Center for Teaching and received the B.F. Bryant Prize for Excellence in Teaching as well as the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.
  • Robert's main scholarly interests lie in the scholarship of teaching and learning, especially at the intersection of mathematics, teaching, and technology. He is particularly interested in the inverted or "flipped" classroom model and how this model can solve pedagogical problems in the STEM disciplines related to concept acquisition and self-regulated learning behaviors. He is also interested in how the use of technologies such as classroom response systems and programming languages can be used to facilitate interactive engagement in university mathematics courses.
  • Robert blogs for The Chronicle of Higher Education at Casting Out Nines, located at
  • Robert's website - with information about teaching, scholarship and service - is at

Program Benefits

This practical, 60-minute webinar will provide you and your colleagues with key elements to flip your classes and provide a more active learning experience for your college students.