Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts

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 […]

Blended Learning from the Student Perspective: Summer Workers Report

Posted September 21, 2016

In Educational Technology Services in Bryn Mawr LITS, we work with many students each year, including both our interns and the student workers hired to help on particular projects. This past summer, students helped us out with website design, audio-visual editing, digital mapping, and HTML/CSS coding projects. But what do these projects entail, and what’s […]

Building Bryn Mawr

Posted January 22, 2016

Project Team Alicia Walker, Assistant Professor of Medieval Art and Architecture and Director of the Center for Visual Culture plus her student assistants Joseph Marra, Associate Director for Planning and Projects Camilla MacKay, Manager of Research and Instructional Services Scholarly Communications Librarian Course Involved First-Year Emily Balch Writing Seminar, “Building Bryn Mawr” Timeline Platform development: […]

Education, Technology, and Society

Posted January 22, 2016

Project Team Alice Lesnick, Term Professor of Education, Director of the Bryn Mawr/Haverford Education Program, and Coordinator of Africana Studies Esther Chiang and Elizabeth Reilly, Post-Bac Educational Technologists Course Involved EDUC 275: Education, Technology, and Society Timeline Platform development: Summer 2015 Piloted: Fall 2015 Project Link The projects developed by the EDUC 275 students are […]

Food and Drink in the Ancient World

Posted January 22, 2016

Project Team Annette M. Baertschi, Associate Professor, Greek, Latin and Classical Studies and Esther Chiang, Post-Bac Educational Technologist Course Involved CSTS 320: “Food and Drink in the Ancient World” Timeline Platform development: Summer 2015 Piloted in course: Fall 2015 Project Link The class’ Omeka website can be viewed by visiting this link. Goals and Description This […]

Introduction to Chinese Literature: Translation and Adaptation

Posted January 22, 2016

Project Team Shiamin Kwa, Assistant Professor on the Jye Chu Lectureship in Chinese Studies Esther Chiang and Elizabeth Reilly, Post-Bac Educational Technologists Course Involved EALC 110: Introduction to Chinese Literature Timeline Syllabus development: Summer 2015 Platform implemented: Fall 2015 Goals and Description For this course, Professor Shiamin Kwa will redesign the course EALC 110 to facilitate […]

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 […]

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