What should be counted as equivalent participation in a HyFlex course?

When designing different types of courses, especially those that are HyFlex, it is extremely important to start with the establishment of clear and measurable course learning objectives (Check out this resource from UNC Charlotte). Once your learning objectives have been established, you can proceed to create participation/engagement activities that best match each of the delivery […]

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, […]

Assessment Efficiency and Effectiveness

One barrier to HyFlex adoption is the time it takes to curate, create, or adapt content for multiple learning modes. In addition, being present in class for multiple modes can be a time challenge. There are learning management system features you can take advantage of and strategies you can employ to take time required for […]

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 […]

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 […]

HyFlex Design Enables a Quick Flip

Originally posted on March 23, 2012 by Brian Beatty The term “flipping the classroom” has been used more and more in discussions around using technology to change classroom practice. A “flipped” classroom? The term seems to have been coined as “Inverting the Classroom” in a 2000 Journal of Economic Education article by Lage, Platt & Treglia. (See http://mindshift.kqed.org/2011/09/the-flipped-classroom-defined/ for more on flipping […]

Relationship-Driven – Customer-centric Principle Four

Originally posted on March 15, 2012 by Brian Beatty Relationship-Driven – “With Me, Along the Way: I have an ongoing relationship with the company; there is a clear focus on relationship-building versus transaction-processing, they manage for the long term value in our relationship.” HyFlex courses implement this principle when the instructor creates opportunities for all students in the […]