The Impact of the Flipped Classroom on the Instructor: Challenges and Strategies


  • Khalil Rohani Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
  • Laila Rohani University of Waterloo
  • Joan Flaherty University of Guelph


flipped classroom, characteristics of effective instructors, teaching challenges, teaching strategies


Much has been written about the impact of the flipped classroom on student learning. In this piece, however, we reflect on the impact of the flipped classroom on the instructor. Drawing on our classroom experiences, we share our insights about what the flipped classroom means for instructors in terms of how they perceive themselves and their relationship with their students: the challenges posed; practical strategies to address those challenges; and, most importantly of all, the learning fostered by this model