Overwhelmed by three modalities at once?

Are you considering adding HyFlex to your course delivery offerings? But find yourself a bit overwhelmed? Is the availability of classroom technology holding you back? Budgets are tight? Technology is expensive? While some HyFlex courses “offer three paths for learning: 1) in the classroom, 2) learning synchronously online with a web conferencing tool like zoom, […]

Outdoor HyFlex is a Safe and Interactive Way to Teach

We should have known that the return to teaching normalcy would be fraught with obstacles, and one of the biggest is the mask. The mask, along with its cohort, the plexiglas barrier, may be helpful in limiting transmission of airborne pathogens. However, these devices may also be limiting communication. They muffle voices, hide facial expressions, […]

Analyzing the Feasibility of HyFlex

Originally posted on February 15, 2013 by Brian Beatty If you are considering using the HyFlex approach in courses or programs, you are probably completing some sort of feasibility analysis before moving forward with detailed design, development or implementation. A careful analysis of needs, benefits, and costs is important. What questions should your feasibility analysis answer? (see the assess_need_hyflex (linked […]

Shifting Expectations

Originally posted on October 6, 2011 by Brian Beatty Akin to the changing messages to various adoption groups (see previous posts in the HyFlex World), the expected returns (expectations) may change over time as faculty, students and administers develop some experience using HyFlex courses. This is a natural process, and shouldn’t be resisted… but it does inject more […]