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2019 - Volume 3 - Number 2

How to Design and Implement a Flipped Classroom Lesson: A Bottom up Procedure for More Effective Lessons

Spyros Papadakis * * ORCID: 0000-0001-8592-4066
Hellenic Open University, Patras, GREECE

Angeliki Gariou-Papalexiou * * ORCID: 0000-0002-9747-627X
Regional Centre for Educational Planning in Western Greece, Patras, GREECE

Nikolaos Makrodimos * * ORCID: 0000-0001-6413-7936
Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs, Patras, GREECE

Open Journal for Educational Research, 2019, 3(2), 53-66 *
Online Published Date: 27 July 2019

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KEY WORDS: flipped classroom, lesson plan, teacher training, learning design.

This paper investigates the impact of designing and implementing a Flipped Classroom (FC) learning design at primary and secondary education schools as part of teachers’ professional development. During a bottom-up procedure, 376 teachers who participated in a middle-scale seminar for this model were trained in “flipped classroom strategy” with the same blended learning model. In the first phase, they proposed their flipped classroom lesson plans and in the second phase they analyzed them in a peer-review processing. As a result, we have created and propose a learning design template in LAMS available for teachers to author and implement a flipped classroom lesson with the aim of active participation instead of a passive experience.

Angeliki Gariou-Papalexiou, Regional Centre for Educational Planning in Western Greece, 26333 Patras, PO Box 2531, GREECE. E-mail:


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