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Exploring the Hybrid Course Design in a Graduate-Level Counseling Course

This document shares points to consider for teaching graduate level courses in using a hybrid course design. Exercises, strategies, and tools designed for the cyber classroom that were used by the author in various counseling related masters-level courses at a comprehensive college are provided. Information pertaining to understanding the hybrid design, assisting adult learners to be successful in the cyber classroom, and ways to infuse technology into the course will be addressed. This paper is intended to serve as a point of reference for faculty who teach adult learners at the graduate level as well as faculty who teach counseling related courses. This is paper is not a persuasive argument for the use of hybrid courses, but rather meant to share the authors experiences and observations for others to consider when deciding on course design.

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Leslie Kennedy
Leslie Kennedy (Administrator)
6 years ago

Professor Coogan provides sound pedagogical advice for an instructor who is redesigning a course into a hybrid environment.  It's clear she understands the adult learners' needs for a hybrid learning environment and how the course redesign along with good student preparation will enhance the students' learning experiences.

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