Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts

Author Archive for Beth Seltzer

Data Intensive Resources

Posted September 26, 2018

View this page at bit.ly/bmcdataintensive Software Downloads for Workshops Data Organization in Spreadsheets: Link to Data Carpentry page with the files you’ll need to download for this lesson. Data Cleaning with OpenRefine: Link to Data Carpentry page with files you’ll need to download for this lesson. Full lesson. OpenRefine R and R Studio (for R workshop only)   […]

Educational Technology FAQ!

Posted September 5, 2018

Since it’s a new semester, we thought it might be a good time to re-introduce ourselves with some FAQ. Q: How can I get help with educational technology? Educational Technology Services is available for consultation on everything from setting up your Moodle class to redesigning your syllabus around a digital project! You can ask a […]

New Blended Learning Projects on LITS Website

Posted August 24, 2018

Current Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts projects are offered through the College’s new Digital Bryn Mawr Seed Grant program, which covers digital research and scholarship, as well as teaching-related projects. Blended Learning projects from the Digital Bryn Mawr Seed Grants Awarded 2017-2018 include: Blending ECONB253 Introduction to Econometrics Data Science with R: Development of R-Programming Teaching Resources […]

Augmented Reality Games, Movies, and InfoSec: Summer 2018 Interns

Posted August 23, 2018

Each summer, we sponsor several interns to work closely with LITS’s Educational Technology Services. These internships were originally designed to help us develop faculty and staff digital pedagogy projects. Over recent years, we’ve added the additional goal of helping students develop and practice articulating their Digital Competencies: the digital skills and critical perspectives on technology and […]

Recap of #BlendLAC18: The Seventh Annual Blended Learning Conference

Posted June 6, 2018

Thank you to all those who attended the Blended Learning Conference 2018! This year, we solicited proposals that focused on process as well as product, gave hands-on practical advice and implementation tips, and/or showed methods and techniques over time. As always, the conference represented various disciplines and roles, all brought together by a shared interest in technology and pedagogy. You […]

Technology BMC Internships: Get Paid to Develop Your Digital Competencies This Summer!

Posted January 31, 2018

There are a range of summer 2018 student job and internship opportunities with Bryn Mawr’s Library and Information Technology Services. Here, we’re featuring three different types of position offered by our team to work on Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts. All of these positions will help you build your digital competencies; aka, the digital […]

Helping Middle School Students Build Robots: Digital Competencies for the Next Generation

Posted December 13, 2017

This is a guest post from Leslie Goloh (’19), one of our student interns in Educational Technology Services. This year, Bryn Mawr launched the Digital Competencies Program which is aimed at providing students with the tools they need to compete and fully participate in all aspects of a world that operates at the click of a […]

Digital Competencies Think Tank

Posted December 1, 2017

The following is a guest post from Gina Siesing, Bryn Mawr College’s Chief Information Officer and Director of Libraries. Beth Seltzer, Jenny Spohrer, and I had the pleasure of co-facilitating a “Think Tank” session at Davidson College last month, focused on the Bryn Mawr Digital Competencies model and design of allied programs across liberal arts […]

A Quick Intro to Digital Publishing Options

Posted November 21, 2017

If you’re a student, staff or faculty member who wants to start publishing on the web, there are a couple of popular options: 1) WordPress. According to their website (as of November 2017), 29% of the web runs on WordPress. Best for: Blogging, traditional websites Examples: LILAC Summer Internships, Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts, This […]

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 […]

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