Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, Fourth International Conference on Higher Education Advances

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Flipping the classrrom in courses of statistics: analyzing the feedback from students
Ana Maria Perez-Marin, Jordi Lopez-Tamayo, Manuela Alcañiz, Carme Riera, Miguel Santolino, Helena Chulia

Last modified: 09-05-2018


We present the application of the flipped classroom strategy in two subjects of the degree in Statistics (University of Barcelona-Polytechnic University of Catalonia) and analyse the opinion of students about the experience. The objective is to improve the learning process of statistics by promoting a more active attitude of students in the classroom. The new strategy has been welcomed by students, as most of them are satisfied with the experience. Many of them would like that the stratgy would be applied to a significant number of lessons in the subject, or even in other subjects of the degree. Moreover, students think that it helped them to develop their capacity to organize their study time and their self-learning competence. They also think that with the flipped classroom strategy they learn more than with the traditional classes, but they remark the importance of imcluding a session where the teacher answers the questions and solves the doubts of students to ensure a sucessful implementation.

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