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The Flipped Classroom: Abandon the Sage on the Stage, and Embrace the Guide on the Side
(Posted February 2018)
The Flipped Classroom: Abandon the Sage on the Stage, and Embrace the Guide on the Side

This article is intended for educators interested in creating a more active and student-centered learning environment. The objectives are to:

  • Appreciate the limitations of passive traditional lectures and describe the benefits of active learning
  • Understand the flipped classroom methodology and how it facilitates adult, constructivist-inspired, active learning
  • Become familiar with some of the current literature supporting the flipped classroom’s use in medical education
  • Recognize key factors and resources available for successful implementation of a flipped classroom

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