Flipping STEM

  • Adrienne WilliamsEmail author
  • Zhiru SunEmail author
  • Kui Xie
  • Esteban GarciaEmail author
  • Iryna Ashby
  • Marisa Exter
  • David LargentEmail author
  • Paul LuEmail author
  • Duane Szafron
  • Sadaf Ahmed
  • Tracy Onuczko
  • Jacqueline Smith
  • Dirk T. TempelaarEmail author
  • Kelsey S. Bitting
  • Alison Olcott MarshallEmail author
  • Erik ChristensenEmail author
  • Hungwei Tseng
  • Joseph Walsh
Part of the Educational Communications and Technology: Issues and Innovations book series (ECTII)


This chapter contains case studies from STEM content areas. Case studies in this chapter focus on the concept of discovery learning, incorporate constructivist principles, but also constructionist theories. Several cases reference the tradition of apprenticeship and research that shows the value of project work as a means to highlight the iterative nature of design, while maximizing in-class time with active learning through collaborative activities and personalized instruction. Each case study opens with the instructional context and a rationale for flipping the classroom. The case-study authors also describe the structure of the course, as well as descriptions about how they prepared their students for flipping, and an evaluation of the flipping experience from both the instructor and student perspectives.


Lesson Learn Tutorial Group Open Educational Resource Pair Programming Problem Task 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of California IrvineIrvineUSA
  2. 2.Department of Business and EconomicsUniversity of Southern DenmarkOdense MDenmark
  3. 3.Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  4. 4.Purdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA
  5. 5.Ball State UniversityMuncieUSA
  6. 6.University of AlbertaEdmontonCanada
  7. 7.University of TorontoTorontoCanada
  8. 8.Maastricht University School of Business and EconomicsMaastrichtThe Netherlands
  9. 9.Department of GeologyUniversity of KansasLawrenceUSA
  10. 10.Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning Through ResearchNortheastern UniversityBostonUSA
  11. 11.South Florida State CollegeAvon ParkUSA
  12. 12.Jacksonville State UniversityJacksonvilleUSA

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