When to Go Hybrid: Determining Which Format Best Fits Your Program

30 minutes

In this webinar, we will explore the technical and logistic setup of hybrid programs as well as which programs are best suited for a hybrid format. 

In this second webinar in a series on hybrid programming, moderator Melissa Wong will explore the technical and logistical set-up of hybrid programs as well as the types of programs that are conducive to the hybrid format. The webinar is planned to be discussion-based with substantial time for participants to ask questions and share experiences.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to: 

  • Determine whether a particular program or program idea is suitable for the hybrid format.
  • Identify technology and logistical considerations for a hybrid program.


Funding for this webinar has been provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the American Rescue Plan: Humanities Organization Grant.

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Melissa A. Wong is an adjunct lecturer in the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she teaches courses in reference, instruction, elearning, and academic librarianship. Melissa is the co-editor of Reference and Information Services: An Introduction, 6th edition, with Laura Saunders, and co-author, also with Laura Saunders, of the open access textbook Instruction in Libraries and Information Settings: An Introduction. She was the 2022 recipient of the Reference and User Services Association’s Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award for contributions to reference librarianship and the 2012 recipient of the university’s Campus Award for Excellence in Online and Distance Teaching.