Hybrid 3D Workshop

The Hybrid Course Design, Development, and Delivery (Hybrid 3D) Workshop is for faculty who will be teaching a hybrid course within the coming academic year.  The purpose of this online, self-paced workshop is to prepare participants to design, develop, and deliver hybrid courses that maximize student learning. 

This workshop can also support faculty members in designing and developing courses using the “flipped” approach.


What would I gain from the Hybrid 3D Workshop?

In this workshop, participants will:

  • Identify ways in which they might capitalize on the unique opportunities afforded by the hybrid approach to improve student learning in their own courses.
  • Design a peer-reviewed hybrid module(s) that incorporates face-to-face and online components in ways that will promote student learning, and that can be used as a template for designing an entire hybrid course.
  • Build a hybrid module in Canvas, based on the initial design, that guides students through module activities, and that can be used as template for building an entire hybrid course.

How is the workshop structured?

This workshop is designed to allow participants choice in how they go through it.  As such, there are three ways in which participants can engage with the workshop activities/materials; they can:

  • Go through the activities/materials in sequence, and complete and submit all of the assignments for points to receive a certificate of completion
  • Go through the activities/materials in sequence, and complete the activities as they see fit for their own learning (even getting feedback along the way), but not submit the assignments for points
  • Use the workshop materials simply for reference, but not complete the assignments.

The workshop consists of three modules:

  • In the first module, participants learn about ways in which the hybrid approach can improve student learning, and review real life examples of how others have incorporated the hybrid approach into their own teaching.   Participants start identifying ways in which they might utilize the hybrid approach to improve student learning in their own courses.
  • In the second module, participants are supported in designing at least one module/topic for their own hybrid course, getting feedback along the way, using the instructional design process sometimes referred to as “backwards design”.
  • In the third module, participants use Canvas to develop the modules/topics they designed, and create an action plan describing a strategy for incorporating the hybrid approach moving forward.

What is the time commitment?

The estimated time to complete the entire workshop is roughly 25 hours.  Participants can spread that out over how ever many weeks they choose; most participants will choose to take the workshop over a period of 4 to 6 weeks.

When is the next workshop and how can I register?

Given that this is a self-paced workshop, you can take it at any time.  However, you will get the most out of it if you take it with at least one or two other people.  If you are interested in enrolling in the workshop (on your own or with others who you know are interested), or if you would like to find out if/when there are others already others planning to take it, please contact Virginia.Pitts@du.edu.

How can I learn more?

For more information about the workshop, please contact Virginia.Pitts@du.edu.

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