The Potential and Prospect for a MOOC-based Flipped Classroom Model in Turkish Higher Education in relation to Professional Teacher Development

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Yaşar M. Ö., Polat M.

International TESOL Journal , vol.16, no.7, pp.51-85, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Journal Name: International TESOL Journal
  • Page Numbers: pp.51-85
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


The flipped classroom (FC) model and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have in recent years attracted great interest for teaching in higher education institutions. They have also been the subject of considerable attention in the literature. However, a critical review of the existing literature reveals the need for different approaches and initiatives regarding FC and MOOCs. Therefore, the present study aimed to find out the effect of a MOOC-based FC model on pre-service English language teachers'academic achievement. It also attempted to exdddddplore the perceptions of pre-service English language teachers based on their MOOC and FC experiences.The results showed that there was no significant statistical difference between the experimental group and the control group in terms of their academic performance. However, the study lays out a model with conceptual and methodological tools and provides