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Flexible Teaching

Flexible Teaching is an approach to course design and delivery that helps students learn and succeed in any mode: face-to-face, online, or hybrid.



Choose from one of the guides below to begin developing your flexible course.

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A Guide to Course Design

The course design process involves intentional and deliberate planning in order to create a course that best supports students in any format of delivery.

Course Design Guide

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A Guide to Course Materials

When teaching in a flexible learning environment, the course materials often need to be rethought and expanded to ensure all students can access.

Course Materials Guide

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A Guide to Course Delivery

Choosing the appropriate technologies for your course can be challenging. It takes time to identify what tools will be most effective and master them.

Course Delivery Guide

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Creative Commons License

Flexible Teaching guides were developed by Duke Learning Innovation and adapted for NIU by the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning. They are shared under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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