What is RowdyFlex?
RowdyFlex provides faculty with professional development activities that advance student-centered learning and create new practices that promote flexibility and engagement for all learners. RowdyFlex's self-paced toolkits, community engagment opportunities, hands-on classroom workshops, and one-on-one support helps faculty create classes that are experiential, adaptable, accessible, inclusive, collaborative, and evidence-based.
Explore UTSA’s newly upgraded spaces that enhance technology for teaching and learning, flex pedagogy, classroom management, effective teaching strategies, and collaboration. There are four personas across multiple high-use classrooms to support flex pedagogy in the different learning spaces.
New classroom updates incorporate innovative technology, and enhance UTSA’s learning experience.
Connected and Active Connect rooms are equipped with video conferencing to use Zoom, Teams, Webex, Collaborate Ultra, or any preferred platform. The "active" label is in reference to digital active learning capabilities.
Core Spaces incorporate the standard classroom technologies including single projector displays, document cameras, and inputs for personal devices with noticeable upgrades like a computer with a touch screen for digital whiteboarding. Upon request, these rooms can be upgraded for additional video collaboration.
Zoom Spaces provide an immersive learning experience. Similar to active-connected classrooms but leverages the tools available from Zoom and integrated tools to simplify the learning and teaching experience.
Instructors teaching in RowdyFlex classrooms can choose the path to getting started that works best for them. To foster impactful and inspired learning experiences within RowdyFlex, Academic Innovation offers a selection of resources.
Online, self-paced units focused on evidence-based pedagogical practices supported by flexible learning spaces, such as course planning, active learning, and classroom management.
Practice, Learn & Share OneNote
An encouraging space to explore the possibilities of RowdyFlex classrooms. Share your experiences and collaborate with peers.
Course-specific questions, concerns, or ideas are opportunities to connect with Academic Innovation to schedule online or in-person consultations.