Overwhelmed with HyFlex? Start Simple and Go From There

While I wholeheartedly believe that HyFlex is the future of higher education, I also believe that many professors are intimidated by the prospect of designing and teaching a Hyflex course that requires them to meet the same learning objectives with three different sets of students at the same time – Live On campus, Live Online, […]

HyFlex Learning from an Undergraduate Student’s Perspective: Positives and Pitfalls

HyFlex learning: the learning method none of us expected, nor was quite ready for. On March 12, 2020, my school, the University of St. Thomas, announced that we would be transitioning to online learning for a few weeks – maybe even longer. That following fall semester was when HyFlex learning kicked into high gear, giving […]

HyFlex in Helping Professions

I teach in a field where students need to learn and demonstrate practical helping skills (e.g. interpersonal communication). If you’re in the same boat, here are some ideas to weave the practical application of skills into your HyFlex courses: Student Recordings of Skill Usage. Arrange for students to record a demonstration of their skills using […]

Lost no more…Instruction and Holidays

Lost no more…Instruction and Holidays Academic calendars on the surface are pretty straight forward.  Fall classes start late August/early September, end in December; spring classes start in January, end in May; summer classes start in May, end in August.  However, even the most intentional academic calendar has occasional shortened weeks due to planned and unplanned […]

HyFlex & Micro-Moments

As we moved to emergency remote learning last year, it became evident that the digital divide was wider than we knew. Importantly, we learned that it was not limited to our learners, but also applied to our faculty. Although Delgado Community College first piloted HyFlex in 2015, we did not have enough HyFlex adoption at […]