Flexible Stories

Faculty and Staff Stories - Teaching & Supporting Flexible Courses

Chancellor's Office story collections

Flexible Fall 2021 Event

Flexible Fall 2021 Event - 8-10 nanoshare presentations (~3 min each)

We have student assistants that we hired to help out with HyFlex courses so that we can assist faculty a little bit more in that capacity.
- Jennifer Lares, instructional designer, CSU Long Beach
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[Our] cosynchronous teaching best practices course is divided into three sections: tools, pedagogy for teaching, and student-centered learning.
- Mauricio Cadavid, instructional designer, CSU San Bernardino
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Students, they have to start the class. ...I'm giving them the power, so they have to start ...formulating questions or trying to summarize in the last class. That is working, because now, they have to be in the class, present.
- Cynthia Meléndrez, faculty, CSU San Marcos
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I have cards, so I don't forget people in zoom. I go through all my students and I put little notes on the back, and they see me do this, so it has made them perk up quite a bit.
You need to be viewing the students who are online. We actually put a picture of students up where the camera is to remind faculty of that.
- Kathy Fernandes, academic technology, Chico State
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If we're really serious about giving students agency, it takes concerted effort and coordination.
- Jenae Cohn, academic technology, Sac State
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We need to get in touch with the faculty joy. What's bringing the excitement to your teaching experience?
- Whitney Scott, faculty development, CSU Northridge
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Out of four weeks of really intense interaction, I’ve only had two late assignments.

Campus story collections

Student Stories - Getting Ready for and Learning in Flexible Courses

One of the biggest things that helps students like me is having resources ahead of time.