Hybrid and Online Syllabi Examples

  Syllabus: CIS 3700: Sustainability & IT Professor: Kannan Mohan Mode of Instruction: Hybrid (H) Main Platform: Blogs@Baruch Other Technology: Blackboard (for Gradebook), Dropbox, Baruch College eReserve, One Note notebook, various online journals and databases. Course Information: Students investigate IT’s carbon footprint, how IT can offer sustainable solutions to environmental concerns, and IT’s connection to… Read More Hybrid and Online Syllabi Examples

Results from the Randomized Field Experiment in Economics 1001

How important is class time to student performance in a large lecture course when students have access to a rich source of material online? How much learning is actually achieved when students passively watch even a talented lecturer for 75 minutes twice a week? What would happen if we dropped one of the weekly 75… Read More Results from the Randomized Field Experiment in Economics 1001

Comparing Student Performance in a Hybrid vs. Traditional Section of STA 2000

Linda Weiser Friedman Professor of Statistics Baruch College Ted Joyce Professor of Economics Baruch College June 11, 2014 This brief reports compares the performance of students who took Statistics 2000 (STA 2000) in a traditional lecture format with those who took the class in a hybrid format in the fall of 2013. Professor Linda Friedman… Read More Comparing Student Performance in a Hybrid vs. Traditional Section of STA 2000

Comparing Student Performance in a Hybrid vs. Traditional Format of MKT 3000

Nermin Eyuboglu Professor of Marketing Baruch College Ted Joyce Professor of Economics Baruch College June 11, 2014  This brief report compares the performance of students who took Marketing 3000 (MKT 3000) in the spring of 2012 in a traditional lecture format with those who took the class in the fall of 2013 in a hybrid… Read More Comparing Student Performance in a Hybrid vs. Traditional Format of MKT 3000

Student Handbook for Online and Hybrid Classes

While online instruction can be convenient for students with busy schedules, it also requires dedication, discipline, and independence. The purpose of this guide is to help students find resources they need to succeed in online, hybrid, and partially online classes. Identifying Modes of Instruction CUNY has designated the following codes that define how much online… Read More Student Handbook for Online and Hybrid Classes

Course Design: To Get to the Beginning, Start at the End

Many in higher education harbor well-founded anxieties about online and hybrid courses. Some critics fear that online formats invite a cookie-cutter, corporate educational model, others that moving content to digital platforms will alienate the system’s most vulnerable students. In order to address some of these critiques, it is helpful to deconstruct the underlying beliefs they… Read More Course Design: To Get to the Beginning, Start at the End

Framing the Challenges and Opportunities of Taking a Course Online

In her 2011 book advocating radical educational change, Now You See It, Cathy N. Davidson posits a central question. “The Internet is here to stay,” she affirms. “Are we teaching [students] in a way that will prepare them for a world of learning and for human relationships in which they interweave their interests into the… Read More Framing the Challenges and Opportunities of Taking a Course Online

Announcing the CTL Associate Faculty Fellowship, June 2014

The Baruch College Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is pleased to offer fellowships to adjunct faculty to support the development of new hybrid or fully online courses that will be run at Baruch in the 2014-2015 Academic Year. CTL Associate Faculty Fellows will participate in the CTL Associate Faculty Summer Seminar, which will run… Read More Announcing the CTL Associate Faculty Fellowship, June 2014