HyFlex Learning Community Badges

Participants in the HyFlex Course Design workshop can earn up to two badges for their active participation and completion of all workshop interactions and assignments. Badges are issued after the close of the workshop to all who meet the completion criteria. More information on each badge is below. Participants in the 3-Steps to HyFlex Workshop can earn one badge for the completion of all workshop activities. See the description below for more information. (Information about HLC workshops is found here: https://hyflexlearning.org/workshops)

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HyFlex Course Design Fundamentals Badge

HyFlex Course Design Fundamentals Badge

Description: This badge represents the acquisition of a fundamental understanding of HyFlex course design values, principles, and practices. Issued by the HyFlex Learning Community, https://hyflexlearning.org, at the completion of the HyFlex Course Design workshop with active participation.

Earning Criteria:

  1. Attend all HyFlex Course Design workshop sessions or watch all session recordings.
  2. Participate actively in each workshop session discussion forum (one original post, three or more replies).

The badge represents the acquisition of a fundamental understanding of HyFlex course design values, principles, and practices through the completion of the HyFlex Course Design workshop with full and active participation.

HyFlex Course Design Planning Badge

HyFlex Course Design Planning Badge

Description: This badge represents the acquisition of a fundamental understanding of HyFlex course design values, principles, and practices as evidenced by the creation of a high-level plan for the implementation of HyFlex within a course or workshop context. Issued by the HyFlex Learning Community, https://hyflexlearning.org, at the completion of the HyFlex Course Design workshop.

Earning Criteria:

  1. Attend all HyFlex Course Design workshop sessions or watch all session recordings.
  2. Participate actively in each workshop session discussion forum (one original post, three or more replies).
  3. Provide an acceptable high-level plan (500-1000 words) for a HyFlex course or workshop that includes a description of: 1) context – why HyFlex?, 2) assessment of SLO’s, 3) content and activity design, 4) assessment approaches, 5) engagement plans, 6) implementation factors to be considered, and 7) plans for communicating and evaluation the HyFlex implementation.

This badge represents demonstrated expertise in planning for HyFlex instruction, as evidenced by successful completion of the HyFlex Learning Community’s HyFlex Course Design workshop with full and active participation and the development of an initial high-level plan for HyFlex development.

3-Steps to HyFlex Badge

Description: This badge represents the application of HyFlex design principles and values to one lesson during the 3-Steps for Transitioning to HyFlex workshop. Issued by the HyFlex Learning Community, https://hyflexlearning.org, at the completion of the 3-Steps for Transitioning to HyFlex workshop.

Earning Criteria:

  1. Participate actively in each workshop session discussion forum (Introduction, Post your lesson topic). Provide peer feedback as possible.
  2. Submit and share the Lesson Plan Part 1 project template.
  3. Submit and share the Lesson Plan Quality Self-Assessment (lesson quality rubric).
  4. Submit and share the Lesson Plan Part 2 project template (lesson quality rubric and HLC Course Quality Rubric).
  5. Submit the Lesson 1, 2, 3, and Workshop Wrap-up Reflections.
  6. Satisfactory completion of projects 1-3.

This badge represents demonstrated expertise in designing a lesson for HyFlex instruction, as evidenced by successful completion of the HyFlex Learning Community’s HyFlex 3-Steps for Transitioning to HyFlex workshop with full and active participation and the development of an initial HyFlex lesson plan.

Author

  • Brian Beatty

    Dr. Brian Beatty is Associate Professor of Instructional Technologies in the Department of Equity, Leadership Studies and Instructional Technologies at San Francisco State University. At SFSU, Dr. Beatty pioneered the development and evaluation of the HyFlex course design model for blended learning environments, implementing a “student-directed-hybrid” approach to better support student learning.