10th International
Conference on
Teaching Statistics
8 – 13 July 2018
Kyoto, Japan
Contributed paper list

Contributed Paper C234

In session C3A  (Monday 9th, 16:00–17:30,   Level 3E - Room A)

Teaching Biostatistics course with flipped classroom


Mingan Yang (U.S.A)


In recent years,flipped classroom is popular due to abundant availability of resources,advanced equip mentsand devices, improved efficiency,and greater student collaboration and participation in the classroom. Although there are a handful studies on flipped classroom, they are mainly for studies on undergraduate students with majors such as biology,humanity,and psychology etc.There are very few studies on flipped classroom on graduate level Biostatistics course with medium and small class size.In the study,the author performs an evaluation of students' performance and achievements in a graduate Biostatistics course with a flipped classroom. Data on students aptitude, performance and achievements are collected and evaluated. The results indicate that the flipped classroom is useful learning tools in our study population.