Posts tagged: Course Delivery

Expanding Opportunities at GRTS

By Darrell Yoder on July 1, 2020

Editor's Note: Today's post provides an update from our academic dean, Dr. John VerBerkmoes, and our associate dean, Dr. Tara Kram, regarding some exciting new opportunities at GRTS.

We are living through difficult times. The landscape of education has changed drastically in the past decade, and this year brought unprecedented new challenges. As a learning community, we are committed to adjusting…

Two Reasons HyFlex is a Win

By Andrew Panaggio on July 8, 2020

Last week, we announced that beginning in the Fall 2020 semester, all of our programs will be available online as well as on-campus. This is big news because, previously, only our M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.A. Biblical Studies and M.A. Ministry Leadership could be attained online. Now all of our ministry programs, including our Master of Divinity are accessible 100% online in a new innovative…

HyFlex: Our Newest Innovation

By Timothy Gombis on July 17, 2020

Changes in the structure of our culture have altered the manner in which people attain a seminary education and Grand Rapids Theological Seminary has adjusted over the years accordingly. The current pandemic is pressing us to once again be creative in how we offer our courses, curriculum and programs, and that has resulted in our transition to a HyFlex model.

Flipping the Classroom in HyFlex

By Darrell Yoder on July 29, 2020

Editor's Note: In today's post, Dr. John Hilber, professor of Old Testament, explains a few reasons why he is looking forward to the new HyFlex model that GRTS was considering even before the COVID-19 pandemic. He shares a few ways the flipped classroom actually enhances the learning experience.

One of the things I like about Grand Rapids Theological Seminary's move to a HyFlex (Tri-Modal) course…