Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts

Successful digital innovation aligns with institutional mission and strengths

When I give talks about the Blended Learning in the Liberals Arts initiative, I am often asked what other colleges can learn from our experience. Our conclusions have been recently summarized in an article for Trusteeship magazine, entitled Disrupting Assumptions: E-Learning at Liberal Arts Colleges, co-authored by me, president Kimberly Cassidy and the secretary of […]

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Digital Pedagogy Trends at MLA ’17

The main conceptual tension we face today when we talk about digital pedagogy is the tension between openness and safety. We are drawn towards the possibilities offered by making our work more accessible, letting our students join authentic conversations, and more richly explaining what we do to the world outside the academy. Yet at the […]

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Developing for the HoloLens: A Winter Intern’s Perspective

Over winter break, Educational Technology Services (ETS) had the opportunity to hold a winter internship for students to learn more about the process of developing for the Microsoft HoloLens. ETS has been working with Pearson since September to explore educational uses for mixed/augmented reality, but winter break gave ETS the chance to see what four […]

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Brain-Based Design Thinking Workshop

          On January 13, 2017, Edward O’Neill facilitated a workshop at Bryn Mawr College on Brain-Based Design Thinking.  Based in cognitive psychology and behavioral economics, O’Neill uses the physiology of the brain and human behavior to explain why creative problem solving can be difficult and offers an approach that combines listening, […]

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Reminder: Submit to the Blended Learning Conference by 2/15

Just a reminder to submit to the Blended Learning Conference (held May 17-18, 2017, at Bryn Mawr College) by Feb. 15. Find out more about the conference or submit here.

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Digital Technologies, Architecture, and 3D Rome

Project Team Tom Morton Course Involved CITY 360: Architecture of the Eternal City: Rome of the Emperors, Popes, and Starchitects Timeline Piloted in course: Fall 2016 Goals and Description Diane Favro (UCLA) visited Bryn Mawr during the 2016 fall term to give a public lecture on her work involving digital technologies and the study of […]

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Digitizing Chinese Propaganda Posters

Project Team Shiamin Kwa, Anna-Alexandra Fodde-Reguer, Yue Xiu, Mengnan Zhang Course Involved EALC 225: 100 Years of Chinese Fiction Timeline Platform development: Summer 2016 Piloted in course: AY 2016-2017 Project Links Workshop on Haverford’s Chinese Propaganda Poster Collection Goals and Description The project involves the digitization and cataloguing of an archive of propaganda posters held […]

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A Digital Archive for Creative Final Projects

Project Team Veronica Montes, Cathryne Velazquez, Beth Seltzer, Palak Bhandari Courses Involved SOCL 218: Sociology of International Development SOCL 225: Women in Contemporary Society SOCL 235: Mexican-American Communities Timeline Platform development: Summer 2016 Piloted in course: Fall 2016 Project Links Veronica Montes’s website Archive of Student Creative Projects Goals and Description The aim of this […]

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Creating a Digital Cholera Mapping Assignment

Project Team Melissa Pashigian, Beth Seltzer, Han Truong Courses Involved Anthropology 210 Medical Anthropology Timeline Platform development: Summer 2016 Piloted in course: Fall 2016 Goals and Description This project adds a module and assignment to Anth 210 that uses a Google Earth Map/GIS mapping approach to investigate the cholera epidemic in London.

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Exploring Sound and Anthropology

Project Team Amanda Weidman, Christine Boyland, Melanie Bahti Courses Involved Anth B 266 Waves of Power: The Anthropology and Cultural Politics of Sound Timeline Platform development: Summer 2016 Piloted in course: Fall 2016 Goals and Description This is a new course that builds an anthropological understanding of sound as a product of human creativity, human […]

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