The SCALE-UP class demonstrated better improvement in conceptual understanding than Lecture/Laboratory classes by achieving higher normalised gains for the Mechanics semester pre-post force and motion concept tests at Coastal Carolina University (CCU), North Carolina State University (NCSU), University of Central Florida (UCF), University of New Hampshire (UNH), and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT).

SCALE-UP: an early flipped teaching strategy and environment success model

The Student-Centered Activities for Large Enrollment Undergraduate Programs (SCALE-UP) Project (Beichner, et al. 2007) summary The SCALE-UP project pioneered active learning, flipped classroom strategies and intentional classroom environments for tertiary STEM education in the early 2000s. The project was born out of North Carolina State University physics department, but their dramatic Read more…

Diagram showing the crossover of epistemic awareness and pedagogical approaches in teaching

Why is the shift from teacher-centred to student-centred easier for some teachers?

Teaching in contemporary learning spaces, Julia Atkin. Published 02 September 2019 on Teachermagazine.com Summary ‘Teaching is now understood to be about embracing the challenge of developing learners who are equipped to work collaboratively, creatively, and critically on complex, non-routine, unfamiliar problems’: Julia Atkin’s work explores teachers’ perceptions of the roles of Read more…