The flipped or inverted classroom is being increasingly used in medical education to engage learners. In these few pages, we’ll discuss twelve tips for creating a flipped classroom using inexpensive and readily available resources.
Appropriately designed objectives aimed at the level of the learner guide the entire process. Short modules, to be completed at home, adhere to multimedia learning principles and cognitive learning theories. When designing content, script or storyboard out the module ahead of time, use images with Creative Commons license and upload modules onto a public website. Build in quizzes for testing and next-step resources for further reading. Before class, prime the learners about the new class format and design activities to challenge higher order learning. While in class, the tutor adapts from lecturer to the new role as coach or facilitator. These tips will help you get started on your own flipped classroom.
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