Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts

Author Archive for Christine Boyland

Bryn Mawr & the Educause Learning Initiative

Posted February 28, 2018

The EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) is a community of higher education institutions and organizations committed to advancing learning through information technology innovation.  Each year the group convenes nationally, so that its members may share their work in pedagogical principles and practices.  The theme of the 2018 ELI Annual Meeting on January 29-31 in New Orleans […]

LACOL’s Language Skills Map and Diagnostic Dashboard

Posted November 13, 2017

As part of the Liberal Arts Consortium for Online Learning (LACOL), a group of foreign language faculty and technologists are working toward a Collaborative Language Diagnostics and Refresher Framework, including a visual dashboard to help faculty efficiently assess the language proficiencies of new students.  In ancient and modern languages, faculty are seeking better procedures and […]

Brain-Based Design Thinking Workshop

Posted January 25, 2017

          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, […]

You Want to Record WHAT?!

Posted November 2, 2016

It’s easier than ever to record events and activities at Bryn Mawr, thanks to an extensive loan pool of equipment at the Canaday Circulation Desk.  Want to record a practice run-through of your presentation before doing it in front of an audience?…  Want to make an MP3 of your friend’s recital?…  Need to take photographs […]