Journal article

Lessons from Flipping Subjects in Engineering: Effectiveness of Student Learning in a Flipped Environment at the University Level

Ryan Hoult, Murray Peel, Colin Duffield

Journal of Civil Engineering Education | American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) | Published : 2021

Abstract

This paper outlines the subjective and quantitative outcomes of the introduction of the flipped classroom approach to two engineering subjects at the University of Melbourne. In this approach, lectures are delivered online as opposed to the traditional method of being provided in person. To facilitate learning, after each part of an online lecture, students completed an activity to reflect upon and review the content via compulsory questionnaires. Students would then attend formal classes in person (e.g., workshops) in which they would participate in interactive and collaborative activities related to the online lecture material. Surveys were provided to the students at the beginning of the ..

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