This page provides faculty with resources to help assist you with your transition in FLEX instruction. FLEX is a teaching tool. It is NOT an additional learning format. The FLEX option enables faculty to live stream their class so that all students can participate live even if not every student is on campus. All faculty can choose to use the FLEX option to teach their class; however, only certain rooms are equipped with FLEX technology.
The biggest advantage to FLEX instruction in that it provides both students and faculty with flexibility. As an example, Take a class of 20 people. On one day the 15 students could attend in the classroom on campus and the additional 5 students could attend remotely via livestreamed videoconferencing. This enables the faculty member to offer new content every class session and keeps students from falling behind despite not having all students in attendance on campus.
The professor should establish their attendance rotation and expectations. Students should be prepared to attend any/all days the class is offered even though they may not likely attend every class sessions on campus. Virtual participation can be required/assessed as well as on campus participation. Training videos and additional resources around FLEX instruction are available below.
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