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Flipped learning: should it replace didactic learning?

Authors Osman A, Jalal SR, Azizi S

Received 19 August 2017

Accepted for publication 11 September 2017

Published 9 October 2017 Volume 2017:8 Pages 707—708

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/AMEP.S149533

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Dr Anwarul Azim Majumder


Abdirahman Osman, Seyed Ramin Jalal, Saeed Azizi
Faculty of Medicine, St George’s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
We read with great interest the article by Pettit et al1 on the implementation of flipped learning. We wish to offer our perspective as medical students. The study concluded that a combination of lecture-based teaching accompanied with flipped learning activities appealed to most students. We find this response unsurprising. Pettit et al’s1 article documents the reason – the need for a variation in teaching styles for different themes by millennial learners of the modern student community.
View the original paper by Pettit and colleagues. 
 

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