Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Student Attitudes towards Flipped Classroom: A Focus Group Study on Attitude Change in Swedish Upper Secondary School, within Mathematics towards Flipped Classroom
KTH, School of Education and Communication in Engineering Science (ECE).
2016 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

In traditional schooling, one-way monologue from teacher to student is the established way of communica­tion in the classroom. Modern pedagogues are presently breaking free of this status quo.  This master thesis explores whether there is a change in the student’s attitudes towards their school­ing and whether there is an academic benefit for the student when applying a flipped class­room model. This study was performed in Swedish upper secondary school during the students’ last course in mathematics. The study was carried out using focus group interviews and direct participat­ing observation. During the six-week period of interviews and participating in the class­room written tasks were collected and analysed, and the classroom was filmed to help analysing behav­iour of the students, both with flipped classroom and without. The outcome shows positive reac­tions from the students concerning this change in pedagogics, but also some inertia in some individuals. The result shows a positive attitude change concerning communication and collabora­tion in the classroom, although no difference in academic achievement were visible. More studies are needed, but a theoretical base needs to be built before future studies can be con­ducted. Today flipped classroom is undertheorized in ways of an academic model. Future research could be theorizing flipped classroom and exploring whether implementing this pedagogic model also brings forth a change in academic achievement apart from changing the attitudes of the stu­dents.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 59 p.
Series
TRITA-ECE-EX, 2016:10
Keyword [en]
Flipped classroom, Blended learning, Information and communication technology, Focus group interviews, Ethnographic observation, Direct participation and observation, Attitude behaviour to mathematics teaching, Time on task, Mathematic education, Upper secondary school .
Keyword [sv]
Pedagogic, Matematikundervisning, Gymnasieskola, Pedagogik, Genomgång
National Category
Mathematics Learning
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-189170OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-189170DiVA: diva2:943881
External cooperation
Stockholms Universitet
Subject / course
Technology and Learning
Educational program
Master of Science in Engineering - Engineering and of Education
Presentation
2016-06-10, 00:00
Supervisors
Examiners
Available from: 2016-06-29 Created: 2016-06-28 Last updated: 2016-07-01Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(840 kB)297 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 840 kBChecksum SHA-512
d82ed84386f9a28451bd4b28dc837eb3da3a809b055d515f44b623bd1c5ce7d5b2a693ebb8d395bd7250056e56c84eba4af295e3d2ea1d9f5628001961548066
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
School of Education and Communication in Engineering Science (ECE)
MathematicsLearning

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 297 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 840 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf