Introduction to HyFlex Learning and Teaching
Develop HyFlex teaching strategies to create better online learning
Learning has evolved rapidly in recent years giving rise to the HyFlex approach; an innovative, disruptive, and necessary change in teaching and learning.
On this four week course from the University of Southern Queensland, you’ll explore key approaches to successful online learning and teaching, using current theories about HyFlex approaches to reconceptualise your teaching.
Explore the benefits of different learning modes for Hyflex learning
Throughout this course, you’ll look at current pedagogical thinking around blended, hybrid, and HyFlex approaches to learning, with a view to rethinking and improving online learning opportunities for your students.
You’ll also use your new knowledge in practical tasks to design online modules or units of work that include options for synchronous and asynchronous learning modes supporting different types of interactions.
Learn from the experts at the University of Southern Queensland
The two lead educators on this course, Dr Julie Lindsay and Dr Lisa Jacka, are experts in the field of online learning and education.
With a wealth of experience and knowledge in building online flexible learning experiences, as well as advocating for new educational technologies, they are uniquely positioned to help you utilise HyFlex learning and improve your online teaching.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Identify the theoretical influences and online learning modes that support student engagement
- Discuss HyFlex learning contextually and describe how choice is provided for learners
- Review and select appropriate digital tools to support their HyFlex learning needs.
- Design a HyFlex learning experience that provides student choice and flexibility
- Explore the logistics of HyFlex learning and alignment of technology with curriculum objectives
- Develop a plan to implement a HyFlex learning experience
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone involved in designing and teaching online learning at any level of education, specifically teachers, current educational designers, and education students.
What software or tools do you need?
To take part in this course, you will need a word processing program and any additional software you would like to use for the assessment.
Who developed the course?
UniSQ provides career-focused, quality on-campus and online education and has done for over 50 years. UniSQ has scored five stars for employability and internationalisation (QS Stars rankings, 2019) and is Australia’s No. 1 university for the highest graduate starting salary (Good Universities Guide 2018-20).
LocationToowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich in Queensland, Australia
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