Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts

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.

Exploring Sound and Anthropology

Posted January 9, 2017

Project Team Amanda Weidman, Christine Boyland, Melanie Bahti Courses Involved Anth B 266 Waves of Power: The Anthropology and Cultural Politics of Sound Timeline Platform development: Summer 2016 Piloted in course: Fall 2016 Goals and Description This is a new course that builds an anthropological understanding of sound as a product of human creativity, human […]

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 […]

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 […]

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