Experiences and Challenges of using Flipped Classroom by Postgraduate Students: A Preliminary Comparative Study between India and Malaysia


  • S. Amutha Department of Educational Technology, Bharathidasan University Tiruchirappalli,
  • M. Balakrishnan


Flipped classroom, inverted classroom, pedagogy, experiences, challenges


Flipped classroom is simply a concept where school work is done at home and home work is done at school. This concept which is also termed as the “inverted classroom†has spread to many classrooms in the west.  The acceptance and practice of flipped classroom in the west is probably attributed to the differences in many aspects of learning between the west and the east.This study is a maiden attempt to analyze the experiences and challenges faced by the post graduate students of two Asian countries India and Malaysia in using flipped classroom. Findings of the Experience and Challenges of using Flipped Classroom between India and Malaysia revealed thatmuch similarity with very slight differences between the countries were found. Both countries scored higher on Experience than on Challenges. Both countries seem to accept the use of flipped classrooms. Another interesting finding in this study is that for all the items for Experience and Challenges, the Standard Deviation is within 1 standard deviation. This shows that the variations or spread of the data is very much close.


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How to Cite

Amutha, S., & Balakrishnan, M. (2015). Experiences and Challenges of using Flipped Classroom by Postgraduate Students: A Preliminary Comparative Study between India and Malaysia. Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Studies, 3(5). Retrieved from https://ajouronline.com/index.php/AJHSS/article/view/3186