Implementing the Flipped Classroom in a Veterinary Pre-clinical Science Course: Student Engagement, Performance, and Satisfaction
Laura M Dooley, Sarah Frankland, Elise Boller, Elizabeth Tudor
JOURNAL OF VETERINARY MEDICAL EDUCATION | UNIV TORONTO PRESS INC | Published : 2018
There has been a recent move toward active learning pedagogies in veterinary education, with increasing use of a blended approach that incorporates both online resources and live classroom sessions. In this study, an established veterinary pre-clinical course in introductory animal health was transitioned from a traditional didactic lecture delivery mode to a flipped classroom approach with core content delivered online. This study compared the experiences of two cohorts of students who studied the same course in the different formats in consecutive years. Online learning resources included short video segments and a variety of short problems and activities. Online materials were complemente..View full abstract
The authors acknowledge the support of a University of Melbourne Learning and Teaching Initiatives Grant in funding this study. They also acknowledge Doctor of Veterinary Medicine student Liana Tay (graduating class of 2016) for her work in reviewing the literature upon which this study was based.