Adding an Online Experience to Your On-Campus Orientation


Adding an Online Experience to Your On-Campus Orientation


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Begin planning and developing your hybrid orientation program.


In this webcast, Carlos Guillen, will describe how the University of Washington (UW) adapted their orientation to a hybrid model using the “flipped classroom†philosophy to include online components, printed publications, and active learning strategies. Evolving through three distinct phases over the course of three years, this webcast will outline the:

  • Timeline of developing the online course
  • Budget needed
  • Tools that were used
  • Staffing
  • Successes and challenges within each phase

Phase One: Getting Started

In this section, you will learn how to start the process of moving to a hybrid orientation. You will hear how UW partnered with faculty, utilized existing technology, and used student input to design their orientation. This section will give you ideas if you are just starting to consider adding an online component to your orientation.

Phase Two: Refining the Online Experience and Maximizing Your Face-to-Face Time
In the second section, you will learn how how to maximize the online experience for students. You will see how UW streamlined their online course to avoid redundancy, moved to a more sophisticated platform, and began rethinking their face-to-face orientation and welcome week programs. This section will be invaluable if you have started the process of a hybrid orientation, but are thinking about improvements.

Phase Three: Incorporating Emerging Technologies and Innovations
In this final section, you will gain ideas for the future of your hybrid orientation. Carlos will share how the UW program has continued to evolve, allowing for better analytics in the online course, and plans for future iterations. This section will give you ideas if you are looking to maximize your online experience for orientation.



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