Flipped classroom: a student experience

Authors

  • Fon Yan Li University of Greenwich
  • Gemma Boden University of Greenwich

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21100/compass.v11i1.704

Keywords:

Flipped Classroom, Flipped Learning, Engagement, Technology, Paramedic

Abstract

This is an opinion piece from a paramedic student who was introducted to the concept of flipped classroom.  Hacing previously studied at higher education, this was a new way of learning and required an element of pre-learning and enhanced engagement.  This is written from the student's view-point, touching on the positives and negatives of her experience, as well as introducing the model of flipped learning.

Author Biographies

Fon Yan Li, University of Greenwich

Before studying paramedic science, Yan had completed a degree in Illustration and was a freelance artist. Although she enjoyed it, she did not find it fulfilling. After working as an Ambulance Care Assistant, she decided that she wanted to become a paramedic. Areas of interest include ethical and social aspects

Gemma Boden, University of Greenwich

Gemma has been a Paramedic for 9 years and works within the Adult Nursing & Paramedic Science Department at University of Greenwich.  Prior to this position, Gemma had worked in the London Ambulance Service, primarily as a solo fast responder and Team Leader.  Her specialist topic is Enhanced Patient Assessment and is interested in collaboratin technology with teaching methods.

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Published

2018-04-24