Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts

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 […]

Developing for the HoloLens: A Winter Intern’s Perspective

Posted February 8, 2017

Over winter break, Educational Technology Services (ETS) had the opportunity to hold a winter internship for students to learn more about the process of developing for the Microsoft HoloLens. ETS has been working with Pearson since September to explore educational uses for mixed/augmented reality, but winter break gave ETS the chance to see what four […]

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 […]

Reblogged: Testing Microsoft Hololens in Class | Miranda’s Banter Blog

Posted October 27, 2016

The Bryn Mawr College Physics Senior Seminar class was in for a special treat on Monday October 24. Education specialists from Bryn Mawr College’s Blended Learning Initiative and Pearson Education Corporation brought in the latest Microsoft Hololens for students to test and give feedback on. Lucky for us, Pearson contacted Bryn Mawr College first about this demo […]

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 […]

Faculty-Authored Interactive Online Learning Modules Go Live!

Posted September 7, 2016

This fall, faculty at Bryn Mawr and seven partner liberal arts colleges will be field-testing online, interactive learning modules they have developed and refined over the past two years. Faculty teaching introductory chemistry, calculus and physics will be piloting interactive learning materials created for the Blended, Just-in-Time Math Fundamentals program, developed through a $1.6 million […]

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: […]

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 […]