Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts

Beyond the Overhead Projector: Digital Solutions for Writing on Screen

Posted February 14, 2018

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Data and You Intensive September 23-24

Posted September 13, 2017

With the beginning of the school year you’ll find many new and exciting opportunities to learn and expand your own skill sets, both inside and outside the classroom. The following is a guest blog post from Ella Braden, LILAC’s STEM Coordinator on the upcoming Data & You Mini-Intensive.  Specifically, this Intensive is an opportunity to […]

What are Jupyter Notebooks? Why would I want to use them?

Posted April 5, 2017

Right after the Blended Learning Conference, Bryn Mawr is hosting JupyterDayPhilly on May 19, 2017. The theme is “Transformative Teaching with the Jupyter Notebook.” But what is a Jupyter Notebook, and why would you want to teach with it? “The Jupyter Notebook is an open-source web application that allows you to create and share documents […]

Physical Computing for Digital Scholarship

Posted March 15, 2017

Project Team Francesca Agnello ’18, Makenna Lenover ’19, Nathália Santos ’18, Jacy Li ’19, and Alicia Peaker, Digital Scholarship Specialist Project Involved Digital Scholarship Research Assistants Program Timeline Workplan: Week 1 03/23 – 03/29: Experimenting With Hardware: *Learn the basics of Arduino, LilyPad, Raspberry Pi, and Makey-Makey; *Introduction to necessary coding: Arduino IDE; *Understand how […]

Digital Technologies, Architecture, and 3D Rome

Posted January 9, 2017

Project Team Tom Morton Course Involved CITY 360: Architecture of the Eternal City: Rome of the Emperors, Popes, and Starchitects Timeline Piloted in course: Fall 2016 Goals and Description Diane Favro (UCLA) visited Bryn Mawr during the 2016 fall term to give a public lecture on her work involving digital technologies and the study of […]

Digitizing Chinese Propaganda Posters

Posted January 9, 2017

Project Team Shiamin Kwa, Anna-Alexandra Fodde-Reguer, Yue Xiu, Mengnan Zhang Course Involved EALC 225: 100 Years of Chinese Fiction Timeline Platform development: Summer 2016 Piloted in course: AY 2016-2017 Project Links Workshop on Haverford’s Chinese Propaganda Poster Collection Goals and Description The project involves the digitization and cataloguing of an archive of propaganda posters held […]

A Digital Archive for Creative Final Projects

Posted January 9, 2017

Project Team Veronica Montes, Cathryne Velazquez, Beth Seltzer, Palak Bhandari Courses Involved SOCL 218: Sociology of International Development SOCL 225: Women in Contemporary Society SOCL 235: Mexican-American Communities Timeline Platform development: Summer 2016 Piloted in course: Fall 2016 Project Links Veronica Montes’s website Archive of Student Creative Projects Goals and Description The aim of this […]

Creating a Digital Cholera Mapping Assignment

Posted January 9, 2017

Project Team Melissa Pashigian, Beth Seltzer, Han Truong Courses Involved Anthropology 210 Medical Anthropology Timeline Platform development: Summer 2016 Piloted in course: Fall 2016 Goals and Description This project adds a module and assignment to Anth 210 that uses a Google Earth Map/GIS mapping approach to investigate the cholera epidemic in London.

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