According to UNESCO, over 100 countries during the COVID pandemic implemented closures, impacting more than half the world’s student population [1]. In 2020, Canadian university courses went fully online in reaction to closures due to COVID. In 2021 as COVID restrictions eased some, the hybrid (simultaneously online and in person) teaching modes were adopted by Canadian universities allowing students to select their preferred mode of course delivery. This study examines student perceptions of hybrid teaching combined with a flipped classroom design. The research is based on a survey with 142 respondents from a third-year Human Resources class at a Canadian university. Findings attest to the limitations of hybrid teaching when a Zoom option is available. It also identifies the benefits of a flipped classroom design when teaching online.

Authors: Ruth McKay, Aareni Uruthirapathy

Published in: Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2023)

  • Date of Conference: 11-13 April 2023
  • DOI: 10.20533/IICE.2023.0046
  • ISBN: 978-1-913572-51-8
  • Conference Location: Dún Laoghaire, Ireland