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IJIET 2014 Vol.4(4): 293-296 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2014.V4.416

Social Learning Platforms and the Flipped Classroom

Albin Wallace

Abstract—This paper examines the use of social learning platforms in conjunction with the emergent pedagogy of the „flipped classroom‟. In particular the attributes of the social learning platform “Edmodo” is considered alongside the changes in the way in which online learning environments are being implemented, especially within British education. Some observations are made regarding the use and usefulness of these platforms along with a consideration of the increasingly decentralized nature of education in the United Kingdom.

Index Terms—Education, Edmodo, Internet, learning platforms.

A. Wallace is with The Education Fellowship, Titchmarsh, United Kingdom (e-mail: albinwallace@educationfellowship.net).


Cite: Albin Wallace, "Social Learning Platforms and the Flipped Classroom," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 293-296, 2014.

General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
  • Abstracting/ Indexing: Scopus (CiteScore 2022: 2.0), INSPEC (IET), UGC-CARE List (India), CNKI, EBSCO, Google Scholar
  • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net


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