Use of the flipped classroom instructional model in higher education: instructors’ perspectives


The flipped classroom model is an instructional model in which students learn basic subject matter knowledge prior to in-class meetings, then come to the  classroom for active learning experiences.

Most current studies focus on students’ experiences with flipped classroom learning. Research has shown that the flipped classroom model can motivate students towards active learning, can improve their higher-order thinking skills, and can improve their collaborative learning skills. 

Transition to the academic year 2016-2017


The transition to the academic year 2016-2017 is planned step by step as we carefully take into account many factors such as the second examination period, the start of the new academic year, the preparation of internships, ...

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Since the upgrade of the Minerva software in May teachers can start creating their Minerva courses for the academic year 2016-2017. Teachers can currently copy course content of the academic year 2015-2016 to the academic year 2016-2017.

Monday, August 1, 2016

You were a student during the previous academic year, but you become staff now?


If you were a student during the academic year 2015-2016 but you became staff member at Ghent University, it is possible that your profile in Minerva still needs to be changed. This will not happen automatically. Please send an email to and mention:

  • your profile change from student to staff
  • your name and surname
  • your student ID (as student)
  • your UGent-ID (as staff member).

We will adjust your settings in Minerva as soon as possible!

EFESE International Seminar: poster sessions on blended learning


EFESE stands for "European Format for Exchange of Social Security Education".