Share Paper: Enhancing HyFlex to ActiveFlex for a COVID-19 World

  1. Mark Gale, Athens State University, United States
  2. Letitia Bergantz, Athens State University, United States
Wednesday, October 27 2:00 PM-3:00 PM ROOM 1

Abstract: In Fall 2020, Athens State University piloted a HyFlex modality in five courses to address COVID-19 concerns among students. The thought was that HyFlex would allow flexibility in an uncertain world. Students would have the option to attend live, synchronously online or asynchronous any week. This would help build resilience in instances where students had to quarantine, shift work schedules, or tend to family members that may be sick. Out of the five pilot courses, there was a large variety in terms of instruction delivered to students. This led to a wide disparity in student and faculty feelings towards the ...