Jenni Hayman

Associate faculty

Education & Technology

Jenni Hayman is a passionate educator, collaborator, leader, and advocate for effective 21st-century teaching and learning in a global context. She brings a wealth of experience in open education, instructional design, and post-secondary teaching to support successful learner outcomes. Hayman’s personal values include designing and delivering education for all, aligning curriculum and outcomes to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and partnering with colleagues to explore and improve teaching methods. Her strengths include the use of evidence-based practices to effectively partner with colleagues and learners and reimagine the joy, creativity, and power of open education.


Hayman is currently Chair, Teaching and Learning at Cambrian College in Sudbury, Ontario. Prior to Cambrian, Hayman was a Program Manager for eCampusOntario with a focus on building an open education community of practice among post-secondary educators. She has worked as an instructional designer at University of Guelph, Ryerson University, Great Plains College, Atomic Energy Canada, and Arizona State University where she led their edX MOOC experiment, Global Freshman Academy.


Doctor of Education

Arizona State University

Master of Education in Distance Education

Athabasca University

Bachelor of Music

Indiana University


Hayman, J. (2020). HyFlex teaching: A promising model for uncertain times. College Administrator Magazine, 15(2). Retrieved from

Hayman, J., Heiser, R., & Ishmael, K. (2020). Open learning and open communities: OER for preK-12 educators. In Dianne Conrad & Paul Prinsloo (eds.) Open(ing) Education: Theory and Practice. Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands. DOI:

eCampusOntario & Hayman. J. (2018). Awareness and Use of Open Educational Resources (OER) in Ontario: A Preliminary Study of Post-Secondary Educator Perspectives [research report]. Retrieved from

Hayman, J. (2018). Open is an invitation: Exploring use of open educational resources with ontario post-secondary educators [doctoral dissertation]. ProQuest Dissertations 10980000. Retrieved from

Hayman, J. (2013). Essential Practices for Online Instruction: A Study Using Delphi Techniques [masters thesis]. Retrieved from