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An Iterative Approach for Institutional Adoption and Implementation of Flipped Learning: A Case Study of Middle East College

  • Dhivya Bino
  • Kiran Gopakumar Rajalekshmi
  • Chandrasekhar Ramaiah
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 715)

Abstract

This paper presents an iterative framework for institutional level adoption of flipped learning based on the experience of implementing it at Middle East College, Oman. The framework is designed in three phases with each phase spread out over 2 years. A combination of models: the ‘Lewin’s Change Management Model’ and the quality assurance ‘ADRI Model’ has primarily inspired the design of the framework. The phased approach of implementation ensured that at any point in time all the modules undertaken by a student is taught in the flipped mode whereas all modules of a program is progressively flipped semester wise. Elements of work and evaluation of each phase were delineated into three categories as strategy, structure, and support. It was found that the phased cyclical approach helps to systematically and progressively implement flipped learning at a monolithic scale with minimal disturbance to the core functioning of the institution managing the associated risks effectively. The project also proved that contextual pedagogical definitions and E Learning content availability supported by curriculum with assessments suitable for flipped learning are required for ensuring quality of implementation.

Keywords

Flipped learning Institutional framework for implementation ADRI model Lewin’s Change Management Model 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dhivya Bino
    • 1
  • Kiran Gopakumar Rajalekshmi
    • 1
  • Chandrasekhar Ramaiah
    • 1
  1. 1.Middle East CollegeMuscatOman

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