The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning held a workshop on flipped teaching. The Center seeks within its strategic plan to enable the faculty and provide them with new methods in university teaching and learning to ensure that they adhere to the University strategic developmental plans to enhance the student-centered learning.
Dr. Adnan Shehadeh, the Director of the Excellence Center of Teaching and Learning opened the workshop and Dr. Ghassan Shaheen, from the College of Administrative Sciences and Information Systems started his presentation by defining the term “flipped teaching” in which the learning roles are inverted. In this approach, the classroom-based learning is inverted which is a reversal of traditional teaching. The students are introduced to the learning material before class, with classroom time then being used to deepen understanding through discussion with peers and problem-solving activities facilitated by teachers .of teaching is flipped compared to the traditional approach of teaching..
The workshop was attended by the teaching faculty members from the university different colleges. The workshop was highly interactive and fruitful. The participants praised such workshops for its vital role in sharing the ideas and the experiences of the faculty members and also acquiring new and modern teaching skills that will, be reflected both on the teaching methods and the learning process outcomes.