SubscribeRSS FeedItunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneInConnect@topcastnow (Use #topcastnow)Email Topcast Get More TOPcastEpisode 73: Field Report #6: “Message-Infused” Communications During COVIDEpisode 72: Pro Tips on Vocal Care for FacultyEpisode 71: Field Report #5: Finding Flexibility for F2F This Fall: The BlendFlex ApproachEpisode 70: Student Access to Digital Materials During COVID and BeyondEpisode 69: Field Report #4: How Are We Doing? Hearing Everyone’s Voices Through Data View AllPosted on August 3, 2020August 14, 2020 by Jonathan PizzoEpisode 71: Field Report #5: Finding Flexibility for F2F This Fall: The BlendFlex ApproachAbout Episode 71:Many institutions will be offering at least some f2f instruction this fall. Kelvin and Tom talk through the details of one flexible approach for making fall f2f less disruptable: BlendFlex. This episode is the fifth in a mini-series of monthly “field reports” offering collegial advice in getting through the current era of “remote teaching” necessitated by COVID-19.Podcast Recording https://media.blubrry.com/ucf_topcast/p/cdl.ucf.edu/staticfiles/topcast/topcast-671.mp3Podcast (teaching-online-podcast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:03 — 29.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSSDownload Transcript: [PDF]Episode 71 Show Notes:Episode Synopsis via TwitterView complete list of episode highlights via TwitterCoffee LinksFrequency Blend from Intelligentsia CoffeeContent LinksIn Inside HigherEd: “Introducing a New(-ish) Learning Mode: Blendflex/Hyflex”From EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative: [Updated] “7 Things You Should Know About the HyFlex Course Model”Free eText by Dr. Brian J. Beatty: “Hybrid-Flexible Course Design: Implementing Student-Directed Hybrid Classes”UCF BlendFlex Resources“What Faculty Need to Know About the BlendFlex Model”Video: BlendFlex for Faculty“What Students Need to Know About the BlendFlex Model”Video: BlendFlex for StudentsStudent-produced video from UCF honors students: “Important Things and Stuff: Class Modalities”Just for FunSeparated at Birth? Mirror Universe? Other TOPcast PodcastsTOPcast: This Old Pinball PodcastThe TopCast – The Official Music Teachers’ PodcastTopcast (A Spanish language weekly podcast about pop music news)Extra Special FeatureVideo Version of This Episode! (Includes “socially distanced” recording by Tom and Kelvin)Like what you see? Tell the world!