Build Up Peer Instruction Based Flipped Classroom with Social Network

  • Ying ChenEmail author
  • Fei Lang
  • Zeguang Lu
  • Hui Shi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 243)


Nowadays, the rapid development of information technology provides a great support for Flipped classroom. We introduce the features of Peer Instruction (PI) and a social network APP which is named Wechat and its public platform. We introduce how to apply Wechat into classroom teaching by building a mixed Flipped classroom teaching mode based on PI with Wechat public platform. We take Computer Network Experiment course of Taizhou University as an example to illustrate the practice process. The feedback and investigation result indicate that this new Flipped classroom teaching mode can improve students’ participation in the classroom activities and arouse students’ interest in study. Students have thought highly of this new teaching mode.


Peer Instruction Flipped classroom Teaching mode Social network App Wechat public platform 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mathematics and Information EngineeringTaizhou UniversityTaizouChina
  2. 2.School of Foreign LanguageHarbin University of Science and TechnologyHarbinChina
  3. 3.National Academy of Guo Ding Institute of Data SciencesBeijingChina
  4. 4.Henan Electric Power Transmission & Transformation Engineering CompanyZhengzhouChina

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