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After reading up on the Nvidia drivers some, I discovered at least one issue. The Linux kernel command line for my installation had nomodeset included, which according to will cause problems. Once I removed nomodeset from /etc/sysconfig/grub and then ran grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/efi/EFI/fedora/grub.cfg since I have an EFI system (See Fedora Wiki: Grub 2), GDM no longer crashes during start up when I have the Nvidia proprietary drivers installed. In the end I believe that this actually allowed the Intel drivers to load properly, which were apparently important for GDM (and Gnome 3) to run using Wayland.

Not that it probably matters, but I am using the Nvidia packages again. So far so good.

Anyway, that is how this problem was solved. For me, there is still more to figure out with regard to Nvidia Optimus and Fedora, but now things are working much better.