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The Photography Teacher's Handbook by Garin Horner

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Chapter 8 Engaging, Inspiring, and Motivating Learners

Motivating Photo Students

The flipped classroom is designed to motivate students by giving them a large degree of autonomy and responsibility over their learning. In addition, face-time in the classroom is used to convert passive learners to active, engaged learners. From a flipped point of view learning is not a spectator sport; it requires intentional, directed effort on the part of the student to be successful (TLD, 3/10/15). Instead of the teacher primarily lecturing to students, who are expected to sit quietly listening and taking notes, time is utilized by involving students in learning pursuits. Also during class time students interact with their peers in teacher-guided, enhanced learning ...

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