top of page
A Consumer Sciences Undergraduate Program That Used Rubrics and a Flipped Classroom

By Caroline S. Fulmer, Assistant Professor, Consumer Sciences, University of Alabama

Watch Dr. Fulmer's 4-minute video in which she describes their learning improvement project.


Additional Context

This learning improvement project was aimed at the course level. The students involved were all Consumer Science majors with a concentration in Consumer Affairs. All students had completed a core of five or more Consumer Science courses. Two faculty members collaborated to design the course material that is used both online and in the classroom.

Additional Resources

O’Flaherty, J. & Phillips, C. (2015). The use of flipped classrooms in higher education: A scoping review. Internet and Higher Education, 25, 85-95.


Barkley, Elizabeth F. (2010) Student engagement techniques: A handbook for college faculty. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass


Fulmer, C. S. (2019, January). A Consumer sciences undergraduate program that used rubrics and a flipped classroom. Retrieved from

bottom of page