Microflipping: a Modest Twist on the 'Flipped' Classroom

There has been a lot of buzz over the past few years, but also a lot of debate, about the so-called flipped classroom. The idea of flipping a class—meaning that students learn content outside the classroom, and then actively engage with that same material during class time—appeals to many people in academe. Supporters of the flipped classroom see it as a way to replace a mass-produced education system that has emphasized rote memorization, while those