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Flipped Classroom Community of Practice

Academics, e-learning advisors, early career teachers and researchers representing each faculty from across the university.

Why a Flipped Classroom (FC) Community of Practice?

  • Capacity building for teacher professional development
  • Innovative approach to learning and teaching with the needs of students at the centre of learning
  • Cross-faculty dissemination of flipped classroom innovations Provides a forum for vibrant FC peer discussions and review of learning materials
  • Fosters scholarly activity
  • Enables a cultural change of student-driven, active learning strategies across the university.

Members speak about their experiences

Students' view on the Flipped Classroom


  • Monthly meetings with structured Agenda
  • Allows time for ‘fellowship’ informal discussion and networking
  • Participate in active and engaging scholarly activities
  • Special focus ‘bring a friend sessions’
  • Social Meetings –relationship building

2016 Highlights

1. National Flipped Think Tank

Colleagues from across 9 Australian Universities convened for one day to discuss all things flipped and to develop some standardised guidelines about effective flipping.

2. National Flipped Learning Symposium

In November 2016, we participated in a National Flipped Learning Symposium with Jon Bergmann as our invited Keynote speaker. Session abstracts and posters can be viewed on the following link:

3. Flipped Classroom Workshops

Members ran Flipped Classroom workshops to disseminate our unique University of Adelaide flipped classroom practice in their own schools.

4. Presentation of our Design Template at the 2016 ASCILITE conference

5. Flipped Learning Global Initiative

20 members have enrolled to become Certified Flipped Classroom Educators as a part of the Flipped Learning Global Initiative.

2015 Highlights

  • Adelaide lead institute for an Office for Learning and Teaching flipped classroom project grant
  • National and International invited guest experts
  • Facebook Page and MyUni Course
  • One day retreat at Mount Lofty House – ‘Workshop on a Workshop’
  • School based FC Workshops
  • Celebrating achievements – teaching awards and promotions
  • Devised a ‘7 Steps to Flipping’ step wise guide

Plans for 2017

  • Continue to contribute to the positive student and staff experience
  • Assist novice and experienced flippers to refine their approaches
  • Support the development of educational leaders and specialists
  • Building capacity in teachers to design student centred learning
    and assessment approaches
  • Enhance the scholarship of learning and teaching
  • Conduct further workshops and a National Symposium in November 
  • Establish a successful writing group


To Join

Please contact our facilitators Sophie Karanicolas or Hayley McGrice (semester 2, 2017 only).

Members of Flipped Classroom CoP

Adriana Milazzo, Andrew Kemp, Anna Leonard, Annie Luke, Ashleigh Ward, Belinda Macgill, Beth Loveys, Corinna Van Den Heuvel, Danijela Menicanin, David Santandreu Calonge, David Wilson, Donna McMahon, Edward Palmer, Hayley McGrice, Janette Carter, Johnny Karanicolas, John Murphy, John Willison, Joy McEntee, Julia Miller, Karina Riggs, Kayoko Enomoto, Kim Hynes, Liz Heathcote, Mary Hill, Nicky Lottering, Pablo Munguia, Peter Strelan, Rachel Gibson Renee Turner, Simranjit Sidhu, Sophie Karanicolas, Susan Hazel, Tracey Winning, Travis Cox, Trisha Franceschilli and William Carlson-Jones

Division of Academic and Student Engagement

The University of Adelaide
South Australia 5005

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