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 […]

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, […]

Collaborative Online Spaces in Writing, Education, and the 360 Program

Posted January 22, 2016

Project Team Anne Dalke, Jody Cohen, Ann Dixon, Emily Maroni (student intern), and Rebecca Cook (student intern) Courses Involved EMLYoo1: Doing Justice: Nature and Culture (two linked sections) EDUC 270: Identity, Access, and Innovation in Education Identity Matters 360°: Being, Belonging, Becoming (includes 3 classes: ENGL 293 Critical Feminist Studies; ICPR 207 Disability, Identity, Culture; […]

Computational Notebook

Posted January 22, 2016

Project Team Douglas Blank Courses Involved EMLY022: Humanity and Technology Timeline Platform development: Summer-Fall 2014 Piloted in courses: AY 2014-2015 Goals and Description Through Mellon funding, Douglas Blank has created a computational notebook for liberal arts education. Blending reading, computation, and writing, this innovative project provides students with a new way to express themselves through […]

VoiceThread for Online Oral Language Practice

Posted January 22, 2016

Project Team Agnès Peysson-Zeiss (French), David Kenosian (German) and Manar Darwish (Arabic) Chris Boyland, Senior Educational Technology Specialist Jenny Spohrer, Director of Educational Technology Services Esther Chiang and Elizabeth Reilly, Post-Bac Educational Technologists Courses Involved FREN001 Intensive Elementary French GERM B001 Elementary German ARAB B003-001 Second Year Modern Standard Arabic Timeline Platform development: Summer-Fall 2014 […]

Education and Literacy in a Technological Age

Posted January 22, 2015

Project Team Alice Lesnick, Heather Curl Courses Involved EDUC 200: Critical Issues in Education Education Minor sequence Timeline Platform development: Summer-Fall 2014 Piloted in courses: AY 2014-2015 Goals and Description In an increasingly media-powered world, Alice Lesnick and Heather Curl have conceptualized several reinvented education courses to include Twitter, the observation of changed technology in […]

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: […]

“From Bordellos to Cybersex”: The History of Sexuality in Modern Europe

Posted January 22, 2015

Project Team Anita Kurimay, Assistant Professor of History and Elizabeth Reilly, Post-Bac Educational Technologist note: these should eventually link to these people’s pages/posts Course Involved HIST 238, “From Bordellos to Cybersex”: The History of Sexuality in Modern Europe Timeline Platform development: Winter 2014 and Spring 2015 Piloted in course: Spring 2015 Project Link “History of […]

Everything but the Table: Food and Culture in East Asian Literature and Film

Posted January 22, 2015

Project Team Shiamin Kwa, Assistant Professor on the Jye Chu Lectureship in Chinese Studies Elizabeth Reilly and Esther Chiang, Post-Bac Educational Technologists Courses Involved EALC 345 Everything but the Table: Food and Culture in East Asian Literature and Film Timeline Platform development: Fall 2014 Piloted in courses: Spring 2015 Goals and Description Shiamin Kwa hopes to […]

Geo-Mapping in ARCH B316: Trade and Transport

Posted January 22, 2015

Project Team Peter Magee Courses Involved ARCH B316: Trade and Transport Timeline Platform development: Summer-Fall 2014 Piloted in courses: Fall 2014, Fall 2015 Goals and Description Peter Magee, Associate Professor of Classical and Near East Archaelogy, is using a Mellon Digital Curriculum development grant to re-orient the fall 2014 course, ARCH B316: Trade and Transport, […]

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