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Table 1 Course Assignments

From: Psychology course redesign: an interactive approach to learning in a micro-flipped classroom

Assignment Differences in the micro-flipped and the lecture-based class Brief Description
Exam 1 None Chapters 1–4
Exam 2 None Chapters 5–8
Exam 3 None Chapters 9,11,12, 14
*Chapter Quizzes Implemented online weekly chapter quizzes (12) Chapter quizzes (4)
*Brain The micro-flipped class had to associate damage to the area of the brain and come up with a mnemonic and present to class Label the brain and discuss functions. Present to the class
*Memory Identify terms, create mnemonics, and present to class Identify terms. Present to the class
Ear/Eye None Label and identify function
Song None Find a song that identifies your personality and write a short paragraph about the significance.
*Current Event This was a completely new event that was added to the micro-flipped class. Find a current event topic and relate it to Psychology; use the textbook as a reference. Present to the class. Find a current event topic and relate it to Psychology; use the textbook as a reference. Present to the class.
*Learning Students had to implement the project instead of simply creating the project. Create a learning project: Behavior modification, classical, or operant conditioning. Present to the class.
Drugs Inc. None Watch an episode of Drugs Inc. and answer questions about your knowledge of drugs.
My Plan None Take the “My Plan” assessment and relate your personality characteristics to the Myers Briggs. Classroom activity over the letters.
Topics in Psychology None Choose a topic in Psychology and discuss its relevance. Discussion group activities
*In class group discussions Video lectures must be watched prior to class time in order to promote more in depth discussion. 3 discussions at 5 points each. These were over topics that were of key interest. Students chose topic areas to discuss.
*Research paper/Presentation Show a video in class, present to the class, and relate it to the knowledge one has gained over the course. Group discussions followed. Psychological Disorders
  1. Note: The asterisks (*) indicate areas that show modifications in the micro-flipped classroom