HyFlex Course Delivery: A Practical Guide

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
10:05 AM - 11:20 AM


To attend this webinar, log-in as a guest at https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/36777c7e17b84677a624ed99085d6bc6. This is a Blackboard Collaborate session.

The webinar starts at 10:05 a.m. and we kindly request participants to enter the webinar at least 15 minutes prior to the start time and no later than 10:10 a.m.


HyFlex Course Delivery:  A Practical Guide is a webinar ONLY – please do not come to the CTE office.

In the Hybrid-Flexible (HyFlex) model for course delivery, faculty teach a class in multiple modalities simultaneously: face-to-face, online synchronous, and online asynchronous. While this model provides students with the flexibility in how they attend class and interact with the faculty member and their classmates, faculty must be able to seamlessly manage all three formats. The HyFlex Course Delivery: A Practical Guide resource is designed to provide faculty with recommendations on how to navigate this model in a simple and efficient manner while creating an equitable learning environment for everyone.

Join us as we demonstrate and discuss the approach described in our HyFlex Course Delivery: A Practical Guide, and answer questions that you may have about it.


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Lydia Frass
Program Manager
Assessment and Online Learning
College of Arts and Sciences Office of Undergraduate Studies (CAS OUS)


Lydia Frass is the program manager for assessment and online learning with the College of Arts and Sciences  Office of Undergraduate Studies (CAS OUS). Frass coordinates programming and support for the college’s degree program assessment and online learning initiatives and supervises OUS’s undergraduate student services and advisement assistantsShe serves as the CAS representative to the Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Analytics Assessment Advisory Committee; DoIT Flagship Analytics Council; and ODL’s Distributed Learning Working Group. Prior to joining CAS, she worked in the Center for Teaching Excellence as senior instructional designer where she coordinated the Distributed Learning Working Group, consulted with faculty in online course design, and facilitated various online learning workshops. Before joining CTE, Frass coordinated and evaluated the South Carolina Public Health Training Center, which provided online professional develop for public health workers and included developing the infrastructure for virtual professional development. Frass earned her PhD in Adult Education with concentrations in educational leadership and research from the University of Southern Mississippi. While at Southern Miss, she provided assessment and online learning support for the department of Educational Leadership and Research. 

Vera Polyakova-Norwood
Director of Distributed Learning
College of Nursing

Vera Polyakova-Norwood has thirty years of experience in designing, teaching and managing various types of distance education courses and programs. As director of distributed learning at the University of South Carolina College of Nursing, she assists faculty with design, development, implementation and evaluation of online courses, modules and activities. In the past five years, the online graduate nursing program at the University of South Carolina has been consistently ranked within the top 10 in the nation. Polyakova-Norwood presented at multiple local, national and international distance learning conferences and led numerous workshops on technology-based teaching and learning.