Chapter 22

Implementing Flipped Classroom Model Utilizing Online Learning Guides in an Academic Hospital Library Setting

Abstract

The flipped classroom is a blended learning instructional model that reverses the traditional construct of content being delivered in the classroom and then followed by activities or exercises conducted outside the classroom. This teaching technique typically uses some form of online instruction and is common in secondary and postsecondary academic settings. When the librarians at St. Michael’s Hospital Library at the University of Toronto implemented the flipped classroom model, they found that this methodology can work in a variety of contexts, including library information literacy instruction at an academic hospital ...

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