IN: HyFlex Learning

HyFlex Learning

HyFlex learning at Lethbridge College is an exciting initiative spearheaded through a collaborative partnership between the Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation and the institution’s academic centres.

Overview

HyFlex learning allows learners multiple pathways to connect with their curriculum. It gives the choice of synchronous face-to-face, synchronous online, or asynchronous online to help educators meet students where they are at. Learners choice of pathway may be affected by illness, childcare considerations, distance to the institution, or even preference amongst other considerations.

Timeline

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Summer 2020
Fall 2020
Winter 2021
Spring/Summer 2021
Fall 2021
Exploration of HyFlex learning and it’s potential benefits for Lethbridge College faculty and students.
Initial design and development of HyFlex learning systems
Pilot phase with programs in the Centre for Technology, Environment, and Design
Design and development of fixed and mobile HyFlex units, as well as training materials for interested faculty.
Implementation of HyFlex learning at Lethbridge College.

Deliverables

  • Fixed and Mobile Classroom HyFlex Units
  • Technology Trouble Shooting Guides
  • Online training Course for Faculty
  • Evolution of HyFlex Learning

Alignments

  • CTLI Strategic Innovation Model
  • Lethbridge College Institutional Plan
  • Lethbridge College Business Development Strategy
  • Lethbridge College CTLI Strategic Innovation Strategy

Glossary

HyFlex Learning – A curriculum delivery model that allows learners the choice of multiple learning pathways to (synchronous f2f, synchronous online, and asynchronous online).

Engagement

We believe that meaningful engagement of stakeholders is essential to any good initiative. Below is a list of engaged stakeholders. (Classification based on CTLI engagement framework and IAP2 Public Participation Spectrum)

Our promise: We will keep you informed about the project and decisions that are made.

 

  • Centre’s for teaching and learning across Alberta
  • CTLI Leaders
  • Digital Learning Team

Our promise: We will consult with you to ensure your viewpoint is heard and considered when making decisions. We will communicate how this input and feedback influenced the decisions made.

 

  • Lethbridge College Academic Centres
  • Educational Developers

Our promise: We will work directly with you to ensure your viewpoints and concerns are reflected in the decisions made.

 

  • Faculty
  • Students
  • Information Technology Services

Our promise: We will partner directly with you throughout the project and decision making process. We will create joint solutions or recommendations.

 

  • Instructional Designers
  • Learning Experience Designers
  • Media Specialists
  • HyFlex Learning Working Group

Our promise: We will abide by the decisions you make.

 

  • Audio-Visual Team
  • Deans

Project Lead: Kyle Snowdon

HyFlex Learning Committee: Gavin Brinsmead (AV), Tristan Tuckett (AV), Jeff Hamilton (faculty), Joyce Shigehiro (faculty), Leanne Jones (faculty), Michelle Derbich (faculty), Marda Schindler (Associate Dean), Trevor Gellrich (Instructional Designer)

Project Sponsors: Lethbridge College’s Dean’s Council

References

Milman, N., Irvine, V., Kelly, K., Miller, J., & Saichaie, K. (2020, July 7). 7 Things You Should Know About the HyFlex Course Model. Educause. https://library.educause.edu/resources/2020/7/7-things-you-should-know-about-the-hyflex-course-model.