You will likely be teaching either an online or hybrid course. Please read on for a definition of what each entails.
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Online Learning*: is an instructional approach conducted via the computer and/or the Internet in which neither the students nor the instructors meet in-person at any point during the course. Therefore, no Brown classroom is needed for face-to-face course sessions. Instructors and students may meet virtually at a scheduled time using Zoom.
There are two main types of online learning:
*Brown’s definition for Online Learning is aligned with the U.S. Department of Education’s definition of distance education.
Hybrid Learning (or Blended Learning): is an instructional approach that includes a combination of online and in-person activities. In a hybrid learning environment, the online and the in-person components of the course integrate with one another in a cohesive manner. The activities completed online complement those undertaken in the classroom. A Brown classroom is needed for face-to-face sessions with an instructor or teaching assistant.
When designing a hybrid course, please keep the following in mind:
Examples of Hybrid Learning include: