Moving from lecturing to becoming a facilitator of learning can be risky. Sometimes we aren’t prepared for those feelings of uncertainty. This is why I always conclude my “Flip a Lesson” workshop with a candid conversation about the shifting role of the instructor in the flipped classroom. Your comfort level, your ability to harness those nerves, and your willingness to take risks significantly influences the success of the flipped learning experience.
This article provides step by step directions for a hands on exercise designed for the face to face teaching environment. The flip here is for the Professor to step away from the podium and get adults working together.
With a few tweaks this could be a strong online activity as well!