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Self-Guided Hybrid/Blended and Flipped Course Design and Development

Image: Design “How can I best prepare my students for a hybrid/blended or flipped course?”

“What should I do differently when I teach my hybrid/blended or flipped course?”

“To what extent should I be available to my students?”

“What should I be doing during different stages of the course (before, during, and after)?”


The 3 Steps of the Teaching Phase will help you answer these and other common questions and provide you with best practices, timelines, and recommended strategies to prepare you for the unique teaching opportunities of the flexible hybrid/blended or flipped course environment.

[ Click on the steps below to expand detail ]

iconStep 1: Finalize Your Syllabus
  • Now that you have completed the course design and build, use the information from your Couse Design Plan to finalize the syllabus template you downloaded in Phase 1. We encourage you to revise the eCampus Course Syllabus Template as necessary to meet the unique nature of your hybrid/blended or flipped course.
iconStep 2: Review eCampus Knowledge Base Articles on Teaching in Flexible Environments
  • Review Best Practices and Expectations for Teaching Hybrid/Blended and Flipped Courses at UConn..
  • Assessing Online Facilitation: This article highlights best practices in four areas associated with teaching in an online envireonment; pedagogical, social, managerial, and technical. These guidelines are applicable to the online portion of your hybrid/blended or flipped course.
iconStep 3. Review and Evaluate

During this phase, use the Quality Matters Workbook to evaluate how well you have met the following standards:

  • Course Overview and Introduction (Standards 1.1-1.9)
  • Learner Support (7.1-7.4)




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