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Instruction Modes & Technology Mapping

Last Updated: 08/13/2020

There are many new complexities to teaching and learning this fall, driven by social-distancing mitigation. One new complexity is determining what teaching modes to use. The AY 2020-21 Academic Instruction Implementation Team guidance document describes six instruction modes (abbreviations in parentheses):

  • Hybrid In Person/Online and/or In Person/Remote (HY)
  • Hybrid Remote/Online (HR)
  • In Person (P)
  • Independent Study (IND)
  • Online (OL)
  • Remote (R)

Use this page as a guide as you plan for the upcoming semester. The Instruction Modes Table provides further information and key technologies for each mode.

Instruction Modes Table

Hybrid In Person/Online and/or In Person/Remote (HY)

Description

Taught using a combination of in-person (same meeting pattern(s) for all enrolled students) and online, remote or a combination of instruction modes.

Objective

To replace a significant percentage of face-to-face instruction with online activities (OLC 2015).

Content Delivery

A combination of synchronous and asynchronous

Courses follow a set schedule, with required on-campus meetings

Designed specifically for web-based delivery and interaction, without requiring access to campus or participation in scheduled activities

Tools


Canvas

Classroom Capture

Kaltura Capture

Personal Capture

Proctorio

Remote-Capable Classrooms

Technology Equipped Classrooms

Zoom

Hybrid Remote/Online (HR)

Description

Taught using a combination of online and remote instruction modes. This means that while some coursework may be completed online at a student's own pace (asynchronously), the class will also meet remotely at designated days/times each week.

Objective

To replace all face-to-face instruction with a combination of remote (synchronous) instruction and online (asynchronous) activities

Content Delivery

A combination of synchronous and asynchronous

Courses follow a set schedule, with required virtual class meetings

Tools


Canvas

Classroom Capture

Kaltura Capture

Personal Capture

Proctorio

Remote-Capable Classrooms

Zoom

In-person (P)

Description

Taught exclusively in person, typically on campus.

Objective

To maintain continuity and community during COVID-19 and to offer courses that require the use of campus facilities (studios, labs, etc.)

Content Delivery

Synchronous

Tools


Canvas

Classroom Capture

CUClickers

Remote-Capable Classrooms

Technology Equipped Classrooms

Online (OL)

Description

Taught in an online delivery mode and delivered asynchronously, which means students can complete the coursework throughout the week when it is convenient for them. There are no scheduled class meetings.

Objective

To eliminate geography and time as factors in the relationship between the student, instructor, and the institution (OLC 2015).

Content Delivery

Fully asynchronous

Designed specifically for web-based delivery and interaction, without requiring access to campus or participation in scheduled activities.

Tools


Canvas

Classroom Capture

Kaltura Capture

Personal Capture

Proctorio

Remote-Capable Classrooms

Zoom

Remote (R)

Description

Remote course content will be delivered synchronously at scheduled days and times in any of the following ways: Zoom, lecture capture or Canvas.

Objective

To use "fully remote teaching solutions for instruction or education that would otherwise be delivered face-to-face or as blended or hybrid courses" (EDUCAUSE 2020)

Content Delivery

Synchronous, with required virtual class meetings

Tools


Canvas

Classroom Capture

Personal Capture

Proctorio

Zoom

 

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