Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts

A Flipped Classroom Model for Information Literacy Instruction

Posted June 21, 2017

Bryn Mawr librarians Olivia Castello and Alex Pfundt used a Blended Learning seed grant to flip library instruction and make it more active. Their assessment of the efficacy of the flipped classroom model was recently published in the Journal of Creative Library Practice. Abstract With the help of a Curricular Development Seed Grant, funded by […]

Blended Learning from the Student Perspective: Summer Workers Report

Posted September 21, 2016

In Educational Technology Services in Bryn Mawr LITS, we work with many students each year, including both our interns and the student workers hired to help on particular projects. This past summer, students helped us out with website design, audio-visual editing, digital mapping, and HTML/CSS coding projects. But what do these projects entail, and what’s […]

Faculty-Authored Interactive Online Learning Modules Go Live!

Posted September 7, 2016

This fall, faculty at Bryn Mawr and seven partner liberal arts colleges will be field-testing online, interactive learning modules they have developed and refined over the past two years. Faculty teaching introductory chemistry, calculus and physics will be piloting interactive learning materials created for the Blended, Just-in-Time Math Fundamentals program, developed through a $1.6 million […]

Building Bryn Mawr

Posted January 22, 2016

Project Team Alicia Walker, Assistant Professor of Medieval Art and Architecture and Director of the Center for Visual Culture plus her student assistants Joseph Marra, Associate Director for Planning and Projects Camilla MacKay, Manager of Research and Instructional Services Scholarly Communications Librarian Course Involved First-Year Emily Balch Writing Seminar, “Building Bryn Mawr” Timeline Platform development: […]

Blending Abnormal Psychology

Posted January 22, 2016

Project Team Marc Schulz, Rachel C. Hale Chair in the Sciences and Mathematics Chair of the Psychology Department Course Involved PSYC 239: Abnormal Psychology Timeline Platform development: Fall 2014 Piloted in courses: 2014-2015 Goals and Description This course, Abnormal Psychology, incorporates blended learning to engage students in new, rewarding ways. With the addition of regular online quizzes, […]

Flipping the Library Classroom at Bryn Mawr College

Posted January 22, 2015

Update May 2017: This project led to a peer-reviewed article by Olivia Castello and Alex Pfundt: “Engaging Learners Through Self-Guided Tutorials: Implementing and Assessing a Flipped Classroom Model for Information Literacy Instruction,” in The Journal of Creative Library Practice. Project Team   LITS Staff members: Christine Boyland, Olivia Castello, Alex Pfundt, Arleen Zimmerle Faculty partners: […]