59% Of Students Find Lectures Boring—Here’s What You Can Do About It

Published Mon Sep 28 00:00:00 EDT 2015

By Lina Kirby


It’s more than just a hot phrase in pedagogy: flipping the classroom is a tried-and-true method to boost engagement and performance in your classroom.

More than 59% of students find most lectures boring.

So, what can you do? Ohio University instructors Jeffrey Anderson and Larry Hess break down exactly how the flipped classroom approach to teaching will turn your course from passive to active. To discover how you can flip your classroom, listen to a short podcast and learn how to get started. In less than five minutes you’ll be on your way to reversing the traditional course model and engaging your students!

But, don’t take our word for it. Professor Morgan from College of DuPage said, “Not only has this ‘flip’ made teaching more interesting and fun for me, my students are much more engaged in their own learning. Since so much educational research indicates that ‘lecture’ is a very ineffective form of teaching, I’m glad not to rely on that technique for teaching my students.”

Listen to the podcast now!

more than 59% of students find lectures boring