Constructive Learning Using Flip-Flop Methodology: Learning by Making Quizzes Synchronized with Video Recording of Lectures

  • Umida Stelovska
  • Jan StelovskyEmail author
  • John Wu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9753)


This article introduces the concept of Constructive Learning where students’ comprehension is augmented by active creation of teaching materials. It highlights the potential of the Flip-Flop instructional methodology that involves students in creating quizzes synchronized with video recordings of lectures. The premise is that as students create questions, correct and incorrect answers, hints and hint links that lead to relevant resources, they get in depth understanding of the content presented in the video. Peer evaluation is also an integral part of the methodology. The collected data can be used for grading and as a resource pool for future quizzes. We describe the online tools that support the students and instructors. While this method was primarily developed for the use in flipped/inverted classroom settings, it can be applied do any MOOCs or other lecture screencasts or training that employs videos.


Instructional methods Constructive learning Constructivist learning Training videos MOOC Flipped classroom Inverted classroom Course design Educational technology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.parWinr Inc.SunnyvaleUSA
  2. 2.Department of Information and Computer SciencesUniversity of Hawaii at ManoaHonoluluUSA

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