Proposals are invited for the third annual Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference, to be held on 21-22 May 2014 at Bryn Mawr College, located in the Philadelphia suburbs. The conference is part of the college’s Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Initiative, funded by Next Generation Learning Challenges and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Past conferences have brought together 80-100 faculty and instructional support staff from colleges and universities across the country to share information, experiences, and findings related to blended learning. Our working definition of "blended learning" is quite broad, encompassing courses or approaches in which a) students get feedback on their learning outside of the classroom through computer-based resources or activities and b) the computer-based component informs or alters how the instructor uses class time. Particular emphasis is placed on using blended learning to improve learning outcomes and to support the close faculty-student relationships and deep, lifelong learning that are the hallmarks of a liberal arts education. We are interested in hearing about what faculty and staff have learned (both empirically or anecdotally) about teaching or supporting such courses, strategies or techniques that worked well or didn’t work, and courseware or software resources that might be useful for blended learning in a liberal arts context. We welcome proposals related to blended learning in all undergraduate disciplines. For more information and to submit a proposal: https://brynmawr.wufoo.com/forms/k1pvnwol15sbick/ Conference information and archives of past presentations are available here: http://repository.brynmawr.edu/blended_learning/ Some travel support will be available for accepted proposals.
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