Flipping the IS Classroom: Technology Exclusion in a Digital Age

Jennifer Coady, Tessa Berg

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Abstract

Recent advances in technology and in ideology have provided new opportunities in pedagogic science however there is an increasing belief, amongst many educators, that certain technologies can also demotivate and distract from learning. This paper looks at a work in progress case study of Information System teaching where technology is excluded from physical classrooms. Students are not allowed to use mobile phone devices or indeed any internet connected devices. Taking a flipped classroom approach the researchers discuss the early, but favourable, results from their study. Qualitative results show that the new teaching style is more popular as well as preferable to the common ‘sage on the stage’ lecturing approach. Early indicators suggest an improvement in student performance and an increased motivation in classroom engagement.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 International Conference of Information Systems
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2 Aug 2016
EventInternational Conference on Information Systems 2016 - Dublin, Ireland
Duration: 11 Dec 201614 Dec 2016

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Information Systems 2016
Abbreviated titleICIS 2016
CountryIreland
CityDublin
Period11/12/1614/12/16

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    Coady, J., & Berg, T. (Accepted/In press). Flipping the IS Classroom: Technology Exclusion in a Digital Age. In 2016 International Conference of Information Systems