Share Paper: The Effects of Practice Within Flipped Instruction for Professional Development: Teaching Preservice Teachers Literacy Based Behavioral Interventions

  1. Kristina Bielskus-Barone, Florida Atlantic University, United States
  2. Kalynn Hall, Florida Atlantic University, United States
Tuesday, June 26 6:00 PM-7:00 PM Koepelzaal

Abstract: Pre-service teachers, especially those in special education, are expected to implement research-based practices with fidelity during their practicums. Many have trouble moving from theory to practice in the classroom (Desimone, 2009). Researchers have noted that improved pre-service training of teachers is essential in closing the research-to-practice gap. Given encouraging outcomes in flipped classrooms and a need for research on flipped professional development, this study was conceptualized. Results show promise in teaching preservice teachers to develop and implement a Literacy Based Behavioral Intervention (LBBI) using the flipped model, multimedia-based content followed by face to face training and practice. This poster session ...