Flipped classrooms: Action research to improve practice within an HE nursing context

This article explores the importance of careful design when using a flipped classroom to support the learning of an Anatomy and Physiology module for year one undergraduate nursing students. It is argued that an online platform of well-designed materials and activities will effectively support the retention of key information, thus increasing the time in synchronous […]

The use of in-class debates as a teaching strategy in increasing students’ critical thinking and collaborative learning skills in higher education

This paper will explore the use of debates as an in-class teaching strategy that has the potential to heighten students’ critical thinking and collaborative learning skills. Students undertaking a childhood studies degree had weekly debates that linked media represented topics to theoretical content from their current module. This module covered a range of theoretical and […]