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Conversations with Colleagues: January

January 19, 2021 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM



HyFlex Model – Planning, Execution, and Impact: A Peek into the Lived Experiences of Instructors and Students

Presenters: Jason Cussler, Becky Evan, and Nick Heisserer


The COVID-19 pandemic¬†has challenged educators and¬†has disrupted the ways education is traditionally being delivered. It was almost a scene cut from a Hollywood movie, where change happened almost instantly.¬†Faculty nationwide were given only a few days to launch their courses completely online. Frustration leads to innovation and amidst this commotion, many faculty moved to “Hyflex model of teaching” at various schools in the Minnesota State Education system.

Through this panel, we¬†seek to understand the various challenges, motivations, struggles, and successes of planning and implementing a ‚ÄėHyflex Model of Teaching; from both the educators‚Äô and students‚Äô perspective. This presentation will equip our faculty with a new perspective and resources as they¬†plan to embrace this new normal modality of teaching.

This panel is open to all educators, administrators, instructional designers, and students of Minnesota State Education System.

When colleagues readied themselves for emergency remote teaching this spring, we all received a powerful reminder in the value of social learning. Colleagues from across the system who had been separated from one another through physical distance came together online to share ideas and learn from one another.  We would like to sustain this social learning through Conversations with Colleagues, a program for those who are interested in connecting with one another.
Meet new faculty, gather with long-time friends from across Minnesota State, and bring questions and ideas (along with your lunch) to these monthly gatherings that will include conversation starters and an opportunity for both large and small group conversations. Additionally, you’ll be able to add your name to a searchable list of faculty and staff who are willing to share their expertise and areas of interest with others.

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Accommodations: If you require accommodations (live captioning, etc.) to participate in this event, please send an email to the person at the bottom of this page. 


Contact Catherine Ford.


January 19, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Reflecting and Revising
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