Check out Lisa Spiro’s recent post, which describes Bryn Mawr’s blended learning initiatives funded by the NGLC grant.
Next Generation Learning
The New York Times summarizes latest findings here. It occurs to me that our blended learning experiments have suggested ways that computer-based tutorials and quizzes might help to address some of the issues the article discusses. These tutorials give students (and instructors) immediate feedback on students’ work. With enough problems or questions, they can also [...]
Josh Fischman reports on the project and the June 2011 workshop Bryn Mawr College held to introduce it to partner institutions for the Chronicle of Higher Education in “Liberal-Arts Colleges Venture into Unlikely Territory: Online Courses,” 29 June 2011.
Originally posted on April 7, 2011 in Bryn Mawr Now. Bryn Mawr College has received a $250,000 grant from Next Generation Learning Challenges to introduce open-source courseware modules into traditional science and math courses to improve course and college completion, announced Bryn Mawr Provost Kim Cassidy today. “There remains a misconception that online learning is [...]
Bryn Mawr College has been awarded a $250,000 grant from Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC), a new initiative focused on identifying and scaling technology-enabled approaches to dramatically improve college readiness and competition. Bryn Mawr was selected from a field of more than 600 pre-proposals and 50 finalists. Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) is a multi-year, [...]