Flexible Teaching: Explore Blended Strategies and Digital Tools

As you reflect on recent remote teaching and learning experiences, do you find that there are elements of both online/in-person, synchronous/asynchronous teaching that you’d like to continue?

Overview

Whether you label your next teaching experience in-person, flipped, hybrid, hyflex, or online, it is possible to be thoughtful about how you blend your instructional strategies and learning environments so that they are engaging for learners and efficient for you. In this exploratory session, we will introduce considerations for designing a blended learning environment and for choosing digital learning tools that will support blended content, communication, and assessments. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Reflect on your teaching experiences in online, blended, and in-person formats 
  • Identify considerations for creating a flexible, blended learning environment
  • Begin to identify a digital tools ecosystem that will support your blended teaching

Topics

  • Components of flexible teaching, course design, materials, and delivery
  • Benefits and challenges of blended learning environments
  • Digital learning tools to support flexible teaching

Who Should Attend

  • Instructors (offering or considering offering) a “Blended class” format, which is also described as “Partially Online” -OR- Primarily Online
  • Instructors anticipating the need to teach both in-person students and those who can not come to campus, e.g., international students

Additional Course Information

Facilitators

  • Annette McNamara, Academic Technology Support Services
  • Yelena Yan, Academic Technology Support Services

Accessibility & Accommodation Requests

We seek to foster a positive experience for all participants. If you have particular access needs (for example visual impairment, dyslexia, deafness, etc) please contact [email protected] so we can work together to get you as good an experience as we can. Accommodation requests for live captioning should be made two weeks prior to the webinar.