Oregon State University

Hybrid Course Initiative

The common theme [of hybrid approaches] is to make face-to-face class time more effective, using it to provide much of the instructor feedback and interactive skills portion of a class while pushing content delivery into more efficient online tools.

--Phil Hill, Educause Review

Traits of Well-Designed Hybrid Courses


Hybrid Teaching and Learning at OSU

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Transcript (pdf)

OSU established the Hybrid Course Development Pilot Program in Fall 2011 as a concerted effort to redesign selected on-campus courses for hybrid delivery.  Through this program, the Center for Teaching and Learning provides instructional design services and facilitation of term-long faculty learning communities composed of small groups of faculty who are engaged in hybrid course redesign. Learn more in the OSU Hybrid FAQs.

Resources For Hybrid Course Development

Key Resources on Effective Practices
Preparing Students for Success in Hybrid Courses
Flipped Learning
Rubrics for High Quality Hybrid/Online Courses
Research on Hybrid/Online Learning
Examples of Hybrid Course Redesign Projects
Peer-Reviewed Journals About Hybrid/Online Learning
Open Educational Resources
Major Organizations Supporting Hybrid/Online Learning
Benefits of Hybrid Learning

Hybrid Planning Forms and Samples

Mix Map Template
Mix Map (docx)
Samples (pdf)
Planning Chart Template
Planning Chart (rtf)
Samples (pdf)
Syllabus Tools
Syllabus Checklist (docx)
Syllabus Template (docx)
Sample Syllabi (pdf)
Course Schedule Template
Course Schedule (rtf)
Sample Schedules (pdf)

Effective Practices for Hybrid Design

effective practices video 1

Part 1 (8:43)

effective practices video 2

Part 2 (6:44)

How to Schedule a Hybrid Course

Step 1: Adding Hybrid as Schedule Type (pdf) Step 2: Registrar's Policy for Hybrid Scheduling (pdf)

Corvallis Campus Hybrid Courses

Course List (pdf)

Cub KahnCub Kahn
Hybrid Course Initiative Coordinator
323 Waldo Hall

What I'm Following
The Scholarly Teacher
Casting Out Nines


OSU faculty and Ecampus instructional designers write about blended and online teaching and learning.

Thirty-Minute Brief: How to Get Started and Get Assistance to Make Your Course Hybrid ...

If you develop or teach series courses or courses in a program that should have a similar structure or look and feel, you might find it helpful to collaborate with your...

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Hybrid Faculty Learning Community
Ecampus Course Development and Training

blackboard template

View a basic Canvas template for a hybrid course. This template illustrates recognized effective practices in instructional design of hybrid courses, and offers guidance for customizing your course. For a zip file of the template that you can import into your OSU Canvas course site, contact Cub Kahn.


Resources for online and hybrid course design and teaching, gathered by OSU Ecampus.

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Contact Info

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Center for Teaching and Learning

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165 SW Sackett Place

Tel: 541-737-2816

Fax: 541-737-2812