Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts

Interactive, Online Materials for College Math Review and Statistics

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 […]

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Registration Open for the Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference 2018

The seventh annual Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts College is coming up May 23 – 24 at Bryn Mawr. Learn more about the conference and register today! What is the Blended Learning Conference? These conferences (now in their seventh year) are a forum for faculty and staff to share resources, techniques, findings, and experiences related to […]

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Bryn Mawr & the Educause Learning Initiative

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 […]

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Beyond the Overhead Projector: Digital Solutions for Writing on Screen

Shortly before the beginning of the semester, Bryn Mawr’s Educational Technology Services hosted a workshop for faculty and staff focused on tech solutions for “writing on screen”. The tech tools we shared during the workshop are alternatives to analog chalk-and-blackboard presentations, and can give teachers greater flexibility in presenting, saving, and sharing their writing. We […]

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

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 […]

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

This year, Bryn Mawr launched the Digital Competencies Initiative 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 button. The Initiative, which was designed by Bryn Mawr faculty and educational technologists, takes the form of […]

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Digital Competencies Think Tank

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 […]

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A Quick Intro to Digital Publishing Options

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 […]

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LACOL’s Language Skills Map and Diagnostic Dashboard

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 […]

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Photogrammetry: Digitize and Democratize

Last week, the audience at our third Tech Talk of the semester heard from Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology Caroline VanSickle and GSAS students Matt Jameson and Sarah Luckey, who presented about their experience with photogrammetry. Photogrammetry is a photographic imaging technique that uses sets of photographs to create 3D models. Using techniques from computational […]

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