Hybrid Course Initiative
“If we’re smart about how to marry the digital with the best of what we do face-to-face, education will move to a new level for everyone.”
— Diane Oblinger, EDUCAUSE president and CEO, quoted in Harvard Gazette.
Traits of Well-Designed Hybrid Courses
Hybrid Teaching and Learning at OSU
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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
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 (docx)
Planning Chart (rtf)
Course Schedule (rtf)
Effective Practices for Hybrid Design
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Part 2 (6:44)
How to Schedule a Hybrid Course
Corvallis Campus Hybrid Courses
Course List (pdf)
OSU faculty and Ecampus instructional designers write about blended and online teaching and learning.
There’s been some discussion recently about students and lectures and attention spans.* As conversation about this turned to how students grapple with long form...
Hybrid Faculty Learning Community
Ecampus Course Development and Training
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.