Designing and Managing Hybrid Courses


Hybrid what?

  • State ?
  • College?
  • Blended?
  • Web Enhanced?

U of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  1. Advantages and Challenges
  2. Student FAQs
  3. Tips

Hybrid Course Gallery

Best Practices
See Tracs, tide2009, minicourses, tutoring online


Components of hybrid courses

Hybrid Features Matrix


Tell a friend what components you want to use. You can do this with the discussion tool. Click on the discussion tab at the top of the page.

Writing for the Web
How people read or don't read on the web!
How to write for the web

Online Activities
Online Teaching Activity Index

Where is the Ready Made Stuff?
Publisher Companion Web Sites
  • Syllabus Maker
  • Online quizzes/tests
  • Case Studies
  • Surveys
  • Links for each chapter
  • Power Point Presentations
  • eBooks

Managing Hybrid Courses

Hybrid classes are much more difficult to design than all online classes, because you have to knit two environments together seamlessly.
Where do you give students instructions? Online or in the classroom or both or possibly neither?
You need a tracking system. Here is a planning document that I made just to track what needed to be done and where it would appear and how I could track what was happening where.

Now let's build a hybrid class together. I have set up a special wiki for us, called tidehybrid.