Development and Implementation of a Synchronous Online TBL Using Microsoft Forms

Med Sci Educ. 2020 Oct 24;1-3. doi: 10.1007/s40670-020-01133-6. Online ahead of print.


After transitioning to a virtual flipped classroom due to COVID-19, pre-clinical content application session facilitators noted decreased engagement in large group sessions. Thus, we developed a synchronous virtual team-based learning session using Microsoft Forms. Students identified increased engagement, deeper learning, and ease of technology use as benefits to online team-based learning.

Keywords: Educational technology; Flipped classroom; Student engagement; Team-based learning; Virtual classroom.