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The 81 TRSS Faculty Development Flight integrated the SCALE-UP Methodology into the Basic Instructor Course in October 2018.
We have had many questions about this instructional model and how we are using it in our curriculum.
SCALE-UP (which stands for Student-Centered Active Learning Environment with Upside-down Pedagogies) was initially introduced by Dr. Robert Beichner (Pronounced BEEK-ner) a physics professor at North Carolina State University in 1995. Originally named "Student-Centered Activities for Large Enrollment Undergraduate Physics," the name evolved as more universities began adopting this method in their own classrooms. Read more about the origination of this method here at the SCALE-UP Website.
To read more about how Faculty Development has been using this method in both our in-resident and online courses, you can download our "What is SCALE-UP?" Fact Sheet by clicking the link.
Still want to know more? Contact our ELITE Course Director Dr. Bo Smith for assistance!
Looking for resources to help you in building your courses? You've come to the right place! Check out the Learning Innovation Resource Center. This site is a compilation of resources that our online learning team has put together to assist you in your course development needs. It focuses on three areas: Course Building, Collaboration, and Web Tools. Each page is chock full of resources that can be used whether your course is fully online or in a blended format. To access this page either click the ONLINE LEARNING button or the photo!