Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts

Author Archive for Jennifer Spohrer

Interactive, Online Materials for College Math Review and Statistics

Posted April 17, 2018

Looking for interactive, online learning modules to help students review fundamental math skills or learn concepts related to social science research methods and statistics? We may have the courseware for you! As part of the Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts initiative, Bryn Mawr College has led two multi-institutional, grant-funded projects to develop online learning […]

Trends in Educational Technology: Report from the ELI Annual Meeting

Posted March 8, 2017

A few weeks ago, Gina Siesing and I attended the ELI 2017 Annual Meeting to co-facilitate a workshop on digital citizenship for liberal arts colleges. ELI stands for EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative,  the arm of the EDUCAUSE professional association for technology in higher education that focuses on pedagogical uses of technology. Every year at the conference, […]

Successful digital innovation aligns with institutional mission and strengths

Posted February 24, 2017

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 […]

HoloLenses are here!

Posted October 5, 2016

Bryn Mawr College is one of a few educational institutions chosen to partner with Pearson Education to explore how the HoloLens, which Microsoft describes as a “mixed reality” device capable of superimposing 3D holograms onto a real environment, might enhance college teaching and learning. On September 15, ETS received several Development Edition Microsoft HoloLens and […]

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 […]