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Faculty Online Teaching Resources June 9, 2020

by Laurie Blandino on 2020-06-09T14:27:40-05:00 | Comments

 

15 Fall Scenarios

As schools plan for the fall semester, one idea being considered is the hybrid model, similar to or also called the blended or HyFlex (hybrid-flexible) model. This could include a mix of remote and in-person instruction to minimizes exposure and transmission of the COVID-19 virus.

 

COVID-19 Planning for Fall 2020: A Closer Look at Hybrid-Flexible Course Design

Explores the HyFlex model, including the pros and cons of the model, and the implications of adopting it.

 

Getting Started with Designing a Hybrid Learning Course

From Cornell’s Center for Teaching and Learning: A hybrid learning course takes the “best of both worlds” by combining the best of face-to-face learning with the best of online learning. Technology may better facilitate some types of learning, and class time can be shortened and/or used for activities that better lend themselves to face-to-face interaction.

 

Hybrid Course Design

From UC Boulder. Discusses models of hybrid course design, benefits, and challenges, considerations, interactions under this model, assessing learning, quality assurance, and syllabus recommendations.

 

An Introduction to Hybrid Teaching

This short guide defines hybrid learning and provides practical strategies for structuring a class and activities and for planning a course.

 

Hybrid-Flexible Course Design: Implementing Student-Directed Hybrid Classes

A book exploring this model, where a course is built to give students a choice to attend either in person or online. Provides insights into faculty and student experience in this model.

 

Hybrid Syllabi

Provides a hybrid syllabus checklist, a hybrid syllabus templates, and 3 sample syllabi.

 

Teaching Guides

The Vanderbilt Center for Teaching offers guides with summaries of best practices and links to other online resources relevant to the models discussed here: Blended and Online Learning, Effective educational videos, Digital labs and simulations, and Dealing with the Unexpected: Teaching When You or Your Students Can’t Make it to Class.


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