Although literature review articles are somehow less common in scientific journals compared to research articles and papers, they still have their own significance. They mostly seek to provide the expected audience with a comprehensive and relatively succinct investigation into a certain issue. Taking this importance into account, the focus of this literature review was to discuss the rationale for using the flipped classroom model (FCM) at al-Quds Open University (QOU) in Palestine through examining a number of research papers written around this topic. Thus, to achieve the objectives of the current literature review, fifty research papers published between 2012 and 2018, were systematically reviewed for the purpose of finding out the possible benefits and the rationale of using FCM at QOU. Results of this investigation revealed that 42 research papers (84%) found that the flipped classroom model have positive effects on students’ achievement and learning while only 8 studies (16%) found no significant effects of this type of learning. Such results revealed high consensus among the researchers regarding the positive impact of using flipped learning in education. In light of these results, the researcher recommended QOU to adopt the flipped classroom model as it suits the philosophy of open education and is a learner-centered-approach that invests in technological advancements.
Dweikat, Khaled Abdel-Jaleel
"Why Should al-Quds Open University (QOU) Adopt Flipped Classroom Model (FCM)? In -Depth Investigation into the literature of FCM,"
Palestinian Journal for Open Learning & e-Learning: Vol. 7
, Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jropenres/vol7/iss13/5