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Flipping the Classroom

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Hot Topics: Flipping the Classroom

Thursday, March 26, 9:00-10:15, Toronto Convention Center, Room 701


Flipped Language Learning: Definitions and Examples 


This presentation will define flipped learning and describe some of its key characteristics. Examples of flipped learning applications will be shown along with descriptions of important aspects of flipped learning, such as assessment. Project-based learning approaches to flipped learning will also be demonstrated.


Christine Sabieh, Notre Dame University, Lebanon (sabieh@hotmail.com)

Helaine Marshall, Long Island University - Hudson, USA (Helaine.Marshall@liu.edu)

John M. Graney, Santa Fe College, USA (john.graney@sfcollege.edu)

Christine Bauer-Ramazani, Saint Michael’s College, USA (cbauer-ramazani@smcvt.edu)


Links to materials
9:00 - 9:15  Helaine W. Marshall  
What is Flipped Learning and Why Should I Try it?  Helaine Marshall will define flipped learning, show how it differs from flipping the classroom and how it supports second language learning. Marshall - TESOL 2015 FL HotTopic.pptx
9:15 - 9:30  Christine Sabieh 

How Simple Is It To Flip?

Christine Sabieh will question how simple an endeavor it is to create a ‘flipped” classroom.  Sabieh C- How simple is it to flip - Toronto 2015.pptx
9:30 - 9:45  Christine Bauer-Ramazani 
Flipping the Classroom in Action—Application and Results   Christine Bauer-Ramazani will show how she flipped her Intensive English Program classroom with shared Google docs, BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), storyboards, and student-produced videos, using a project-based learning (PBL) approach. Advantages and disadvantages for both teachers and learners are discussed. 
  1. Bauer-Ramazani-TESOL2015-Flipping-the-Classroom-in-Action.pptx
  2. Web tour links 

9:45 - 10:00

John M. Graney  Formative Assessment in Flipped Learning  John Graney will discuss the increased importance of formative assessment in the Flipped Learning classroom and some ways to have students show their strengths.  Graney-Formative Assessment in Flipped Learning-TESOL-2015.pptx  
10:00 - 10:15 Q & A      



Presenter bios  
Helaine W. Marshall  

Helaine Marshall is associate professor of education and director of language education programs at Long Island University-Hudson, USA, where she teaches courses in linguistics, language teaching methodology, and multicultural education.  She began flipping her face-to-face and online courses in 2012 and has presented on flipped learning at TESOL since 2013. In February 2014, her article, "Three Reasons to Flip Your ESL Classroom," appeared in TESOL Connections.  She is co-author, with Andrea DeCapua, of Making the transition to classroom success:  Culturally responsive teaching for struggling language learners, 2013, University of Michigan Press, which includes a chapter on the flipped classroom. She serves on the executive board of the Flipped Learning Network (FLN).   

Christine Sabieh 

Dr. Christine Sabieh, Professor at Notre Dame University, is an American who lives in Lebanon. Through her teaching, administrative posts, and research, she keeps up her interest in Language teaching, Educational Technology and Educational Psychology. An advocate of CAL and a Certified On-Line Instructor/Trainer, she does education consultancy, workshops, publishes, and participates in conferences on a national, regional and international level. She is a member of TESOL, serving as a CALL-IS Steering Committee member, and has been an active contributor to TESOL Arabia activities and publications and serves as Testing SIG member-at-large Committee member.    

Christine Bauer-Ramazani 

Christine Bauer-Ramazani (MBA, MA, MEd) is an instructor of English and teacher trainer at Saint Michael's College in Vermont, U.S.A. Her specialty is integrating Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) into the classroom, which she has written about and presented on at conferences around the world, focusing on the pedagogical uses of technology. Christine co-founded the Electronic Village Online of TESOL and teaches online/distance courses for TESOL in the Principles and Practices of Teaching Online as well as Saint Michael's College on CALL and Curriculum and Syllabus Design. She also regularly teaches an undergraduate business course and a linked ESP support course--Academic English for Business Administration.

John M. Graney 

John Graney is a professor at Santa Fe College in Gainesville, Florida, U.S.A., and coordinator of the English as a Second Language program.  He teaches English for Academic Purposes reading, writing, and communication classes for pre-college students.  He flipped his first class in fall 2011 and has been working at transforming his classes since.  His article Flipping Your EL Classroom: A Primer appeared in the October 2013 edition of TESOL Connections.



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