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It’s Not Rocket Science: The Flipped Classroom in Space Mechanics

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2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Salt Lake City, Utah

Publication Date

June 23, 2018

Start Date

June 23, 2018

End Date

July 27, 2018

Conference Session

Classroom Strategies – New Engineering Educators Division

Tagged Division

New Engineering Educators

Page Count

10

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https://peer.asee.org/29641

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115

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Kaela Martin Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott

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Kaela Martin is an Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott Campus. She graduated from Purdue University with a PhD in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering and is interested in increasing classroom engagement and student learning.

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Jonathan Mark Gallimore Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott

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Dr. Jonathan Gallimore is an Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Behavioral and Safety Sciences Department at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Prescott) with expertise in research methods, statistical analyses, cognitive psychology, and experimental psychology. In 2013, Dr. Gallimore received his PhD in Experimental Psychology from Washington State University and conducts transportation research. His current teaching / research interests focus on classroom technology, gamification, and active learning strategies that promote student engagement.

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Abstract

Flipping the classroom, or having students watch video lectures before coming to class and spending time in class working on homework problems, has become a popular technique within higher education. This paper compares students’ performance in a flipped classroom to a more traditional classroom. Among three sections of the flipped classroom, the average final grade of students in the flipped classroom was 6.29, 9.01, and 10.49 percentage points higher than students in the traditional classroom.

Martin, K., & Gallimore, J. M. (2018, June), It’s Not Rocket Science: The Flipped Classroom in Space Mechanics Paper presented at 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition , Salt Lake City, Utah. https://peer.asee.org/29641

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