Fatimah Saadi Ali1 & Lanya Qader Karim2
1English Language Teaching Department, Faculty of Education, Tishk International University, Erbil, Iraq
2Independent Researcher, Erbil, Iraq
Abstract: Flipped Classroom Method is one method that replaces the learning from school to home and activity in the class. It is entirely different from the traditional method. The study aimed to investigate the lectures’ awareness of Flipped classrooms in higher education. This study also aimed to what extent lecturers in the Kurdistan region are aware of flipped classroom method and its effectiveness in the EFL classes. The quantitative approach was implemented in this study because it gives a precise number. 101 English Foreign Language lecturers have participated from different cities and universities in the Kurdistan region. The data was collected through a questionnaire to measure the number of teachers aware of Flipped Classroom Method. The data have been analysed through the GOOGLE FORM approach to see the result. The study’s result was that most of them are aware of Flipped Classroom and some teachers are unaware of Flipped Classroom. It also supported that FCM is an effective method. According to the result, there were some essential points for implementation in all EFL classes in Higher Education of Kurdistan, such as facilities and training for teachers and students are recommended for further study.
Keywords: Effectiveness of New Method, Higher Education, Lecturer Awareness, Flipped Classroom Method, Quantitative Method
Published: June 22, 2022
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ISSN 2520-0968 (Online), ISSN 2409-1294 (Print), May 2022, Vol.9, No.2