HyFlex is not what we need (for Fall 2020)
HyFlex (Hybrid Flexible) is a way of designing courses for (what I call) ultimate flexibility. It takes both ends of the teaching spectrum, fully face-to-face, and fully online-asynchronous and it bridges the gap. Back in the day, I learned about this model of course design by taking an OLC workshop with Brian himself, but you can learn more about the model in his free ebook. I liked
Is "online learning" the new "community college"?
Me, ponderingOK, maybe the analogy isn't totally clear to you, so let me explain my context. When I was in high school (mid-to-late 90s) the advertised (or expected) path after high school seemed pretty clear to me: go to college. There were really no "buts" about it, and there were no gap years considered (those were luxuries that well-off people had since they had money to burn). It was an