Dr. Jay Caulfield, associate dean of graduate programs, Marquette University College of Professional Studies, leads the curriculum design of the college's hybrid graduate program in leadership studies and has taught over 80 hybrid classes.
Dr. Caulfield reflects on these experiences and shares tips and lessons learned in her new book How to Design and Teach a Hybrid Course - Achieving Student-Centered Learning through Blended Classroom, Online and Experiential Activities. This practical handbook for designing and teaching hybrid or blended courses focuses on outcomes-based practice.
The book addresses the practicalities of planning a hybrid course, offers criteria for determining the appropriate mix of face-to-face, online and experiential components for a course, and guidance on creating social presence online. The section on designing and teaching in the hybrid environment covers such key elements as promoting and managing discussion, using small groups and creating opportunities for student feedback. A concluding section of interviews with students and teachers offers helpful tips and ideas to help design and teach a hybrid course.
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