Hybrids, Multi-modalities and Engaged Learners: A Composition Program for the Twenty-First Century


This descriptive analysis presents a composition program to engage millennial students with a hybrid class structure and multi-modal projects. Its driving force is the radical shift in today's means of communication. Educators who prefer to lead with sound pedagogy rather than to react to these changes should consider lessons learned. 1) Conduct broad research. 2) Consult experts in Information Technology. 3) Build a learning community of teachers. 4) Design rubrics for evaluating multimodal projects. 5) Enlist students as agents of change. 6) Conduct evaluation. 7) Present a proposal to administrators. 8) Disseminate results.