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A PDF from EDUCAUSE explaining what HyFlex is, how it works, who's doing it, why it is significant, what the downsides are, where it is going, and what the implications are for teaching and learning.

7 Things You Should Know About the HyFlex Course Model

HyFlex at JCU document provided by JCU to help instructors prepare for Fall 2020. Includes a HyFlex "Cheat Sheet," recommendations from student feedback, and HyFlex FAQs. 

HyFlex at JCU

These documents provide examples of how to design a course in the HyFlex model. Provided are design examples of a 75 minute class session, 50 minute class session, and individual HyFlex activities (mini-lectures, think pair share, polling, quick write) from Kevin Kelly on PhilonEdTech.

Read more from Kevin Kelly about planning for Fall 2020 at PhilonEdTech

Hybrid-Flexible Course Design by Brian J. Beatty on implementing student-directed hybrid classes.

Hybrid-Flexible Course Design E-Book

PDF from JCU ITS including information on pedagogy in times of disruption, shifting your classes online, other use cases, resources to learn more, and tech tutorial: getting started with Zoom and Canvas.

Learn more about Teaching Effectively During Times of Disruption

An article by Brian J. Beatty on "The Faculty Experience in HyFlex"

Teaching a Hybrid-Flexible Course E-Book

An article by José Antonio Bowen shares a proposal to abandon the synchronous (especially repeated) lecture (both large and small) and reallocate time to smaller groups of more engaged active learning. He has included some time calculations scenarios for different class sizes.

Read Bowen's Article on HyFlex Planning

The JCU Grasselli Library & Breen Learning Center staff is compiling OER sources and options on a Subject Guide Page. If you need help finding materials, please let the library staff know. They would love to help you find materials that are licensed or free to use instead of expensive textbooks.

Subject Guide Page


OER Professional Learning programs support instructors and curriculum specialists to gain the necessary skills required to find, adapt, and evaluate high quality open materials.

In-person and virtual OER workshops help focus instructors to develop a "commons" mindset, to experience the benefits of open processes using the platform's tools, collaborative features, and workflows. This can include using Open Author for creating, remixing, and publishing shared curriculum.

To learn more, visit OER Commons' website

The iDesign Educational Assets (iDEA) Book is your one-stop resource for research-supported instructional design. It has been curated and organized by iDesign specifically to support faculty and instructional designers as they move through the course design process. 

Each page of the iDEA Book consists of a brief description of the featured design concept, downloadable Pro-Tips sheets, and hyperlinked materials, articles, and other relevant Web resources that iDesign has vetted and curated.

Explore the iDEA Book



The Ignatian Pedagogy document presents the Ignatian Pedagogical Paradigm - a model for teaching and learning in a Jesuit school. The model identifies three key components of Jesuit teaching and learning: (a) drawing on experience, (b) reflecting on that experience, and (c) the action that follows from learning. It also talks about the importance of understanding. This document includes links to other helpful documents, as well as videos.

IPP Resources for HyFlex Model