History of the Flipped Classroom Model and Uses of the Flipped Classroom Concept

Keywords: Flipped classroom, Flipped classroom history, Flipped classroom concept, Inverted classroom, Reverse classroom


Flipped Classroom (FC) Model is an approach based on learning the simple and theoretical parts of a subject in extracurricular time through educational technologies and performing higher-level studies during class time. With the development and spread of educational technologies, the interest in the FC Model has increased. In the present study, we aimed to reveal the historical development of the FC Model, which is a current teaching model, and what kind of uses it has as a concept. The findings, which were put forward in line with this purpose, were reached by the document analysis method. With reference to the results of the research, although the ideas and practices that paved the way for the emergence of the FC Model are older, it could be said that the approach was expressed as a concept in its present form in 2000. In addition, it was revealed that the interest in the FC Model continued to increase over the years and it was expressed with several concepts. As a result of the investigation, it was determined that flipped classroom was the one used most among these concepts. Based on the results of the study, certain suggestions were made. It is expected that this research will contribute to the field in terms of revealing the historical development of the FC Model and the concepts in which the concept of FC is used in the literature.


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How to Cite
Ağırman, N., & Ercoşkun, M. (2022). History of the Flipped Classroom Model and Uses of the Flipped Classroom Concept. International Journal of Curriculum and Instructional Studies (IJOCIS), 12(1), 71-88. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.31704/ijocis.2022.004