Flexible Learning and the Virtual Campus

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Jacka, Lisa and Lindsay, Julie. 2022. "Flexible Learning and the Virtual Campus." Wilson, S., Arthars, N., Wardak, D., Yeoman, P., Kalman, E. and Liu, D, L.Y. T. (ed.) 39th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE 2022). Sydney, Australia 04 - 07 Dec 2022 Australia. Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE). https://doi.org/10.14742/apubs.2022.154
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Flexible Learning and the Virtual Campus

Presentation TypePaper
AuthorsJacka, Lisa and Lindsay, Julie
EditorsWilson, S., Arthars, N., Wardak, D., Yeoman, P., Kalman, E. and Liu, D, L.Y. T.
Journal or Proceedings TitleProceedings of the 39th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE 2022)
Article Numbere22154
Number of Pages5
Year2022
PublisherAustralasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE)
Place of PublicationAustralia
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.14742/apubs.2022.154
Web Address (URL) of Paperhttps://publications.ascilite.org/index.php/APUB/article/view/154
Web Address (URL) of Conference Proceedingshttps://publications.ascilite.org/index.php/APUB/issue/view/2
Conference/Event39th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE 2022)
Event Details
39th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE 2022)
39th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education
Parent
Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE)
Delivery
In person
Event Date
04 to end of 07 Dec 2022
Event Location
Sydney, Australia
Event Venue
University of Sydney
Event Web Address (URL)
Abstract

Recent global events put a spotlight on learning modes that are flexible and support diverse learners. Vital to this conversation is a redefinition of the concept and practice of a ‘virtual campus’. One in which learners have a renewed sense of place, inclusive of options for learning in synchronous and asynchronous modes. This paper proposes the principles of HyFlex design to facilitate the reconnection of students, teachers, and technology. Furthermore, these principles are extended into a new model of interconnected attributes - student choice, flat learning, and access. The discussion provides insights into these attributes and reimagines effective contextual approaches. Success through student-driven flexible and inclusive course design is shared encouraging the reader to consider their own adoption and adaption of these principles.

KeywordsHyFlex; Blended; Hybrid; Online; Asynchronous
Contains Sensitive ContentDoes not contain sensitive content
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390405. Educational technology and computing
Byline AffiliationsUniversity of Southern Queensland
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