The Flipped Learning Academy was proposed by Dr. Jerry Overmyer of the MAST Institute and selected as an I@UNC project. The project was started in 2014 and was funded by the Provost's Call for Innovation and is part of the New Pedagogies: Re-Imaging Teaching and Learning strand. Dr. Nissa Yestness joined MAST in the fall of 2014 to co-facilitate the Flipped Learning Academy and take the lead with the Higher Education Flipped Learning Conferences.
Jerry Overmyer, Ph.D. - served as the Mathematics and Science Outreach Coordinator at the MAST Institute. He has teaching experience in secondary and college mathematics. He was the coordinator the director of the Flipped Learning Academy, an initiative to implement flipped classrooms at UNC. He provided expertise on quality resources for teachers and students in mathematics and science. Jerry is also a pioneer and expert in flipped learning. He gives frequent presentations on flipped learning and is the creator and facilitator for the Flipped Learning Community - a 27000+ member professional learning network for teachers using flipped learning. Dr. Overmyer also taught mathematics at UNC and was the judging/volunteer coordinator for the Longs Peak Science and Engineering Fair. Dr. Overmyer is now a math instructor with WGU. He can be reached there by email at Jerry.Overmyer@wgu.edu. Questions about Higher Education Flipped Learning Conference should be directed to Dr. Nissa Yestness. She can be reached by email at Nissa.Yestness@unco.edu.
Nissa Yestness, Ph.D. - is the Program Chair and Host Committee Chair for the Higher Education Flipped Learning Conference. She began working in MAST in 2014 with the Flipped Learning Academy funded by an i@UNC grant. She previously worked as a postdoctoral educational researcher on an NSF grant: Math Science Partnership: Culturally Relevant Ecology, Learning Progressions, and Environmental Literacy. Prior to that she worked on FIPSE grant: Video Cases Project. Her doctoral research focused on student understanding of group theory and their use of diagrams in proof writing. She can be reached by email at Nissa.Yestness@unco.edu.
Nissa and Jerry presented nationally about the Flipped Learning Academy at FlipCon 2015 in East Lansing, Michigan, and Nissa presented at EduCause 2016 in Anaheim, CA.
Matt Birnbaum, Ph.D. - Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership, HESA 680 Higher Education Law
Lory Clukey, Ph.D. - Nursing, NURS 504 Quality and Safety
Tabby Harraf - Monfort College of Business - BACS 101 Business Computing
Karen Hessler, Ph.D. - Nursing, NURS 312 Physical Assessment
James Haughian, Ph.D. - Biology, BIO 100 Exploring Biology
Jerry Kraver, Ph.D. - English, EED 402 Methods of Teaching Literature
Kim Murza, Ph.D. - Audiology and Speech Sciences, ASLS 266 Normal Speech and Language Development
Judy Stauter - Nutrition and Dietetics, FND 250 Principles of Nutrition
Angela Steele - Mathematics, MATH 283 Fundamentals of Mathematics III
Lin Allen, Ph.D. - Communications, COMM 343
Kristin Bovaird-Abbo, Ph.D. - English, ENG 320 History of the English Language
Robin Brewer, Ph.D. - Special Education, EDSE 443
Ryan Cahalan - Monfort College of Business, BAAC 220
Susan Collins, Ph.D. - Gerontology, HUSR 410
Andy Creekmore, Ph.D. - Anthropology, ANT 320
Sue Ellen DeChenne, Ph.D. - Biology BIO 351 General Microbiology
Molly Desjardins, Ph.D. - English ENG 239 Topics in Women's Literature
Judy Leatherman, Ph.D. - Biology BIO 220 Genetics
Britney McIlvaine, Ph.D. - Anthropology ANT 332 Modern Human Variation
Melanie Moore, Ph.D. - Sociology SOC 221 Sociology of Gender
Carlo Parker - Nursing NURS 380 Research and Evidence-Based Practice
Tamara Yakaboski, Ph.D. - Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership HESA 611 Organization and Administration
Jason Byrnes - Music
Vilma (Betty) Cardona - Applied Psychology and Counselor Education
Darcy Copeland - Nursing
Janel Greiman - Monfort School of Business
David Lerach - Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Gillian McNally - Theatre
Tina Stoody - Audiology