Communications in Information Literacy, Vol 8, No 1 (2014)

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The Flipped Classroom Teaching Model and Its Use for Information Literacy Instruction

Sara Arnold-Garza

Abstract


The “flipped classroom” teaching model has emerged in a variety of educational settings. It provides many advantages for students and exploits the affordances of modern technology. This article describes some of the pedagogical and logistical characteristics of the flipped teaching model. It situates the flipped classroom in higher education and library instruction, and make the case that there are characteristics of information literacy instruction that fit well with the flipped teaching model, in addition to providing some unique challenges.

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