The schedule for the Spring 2013 A Bite of Learning series has been finalized. We’re looking forward to a great series of talks by speakers both from HMC and from outside the campus. For example, Jane Manning, Manager of Online Course Production and Platforms from the Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning at Stanford University, has agreed to reprise her excellent presentation on MOOCs from the Saddle Rock Board of Trustees retreat. Liam Robinson (HMC ’06), Kenneth Asare will be presenting on a start-up project they co-founded called Study-Date.com. Henry Neeman, Director of the OU Supercomputing Center for Education & Research at the University of Oklahoma, will be speaking on “Supercomputing in Plain English.”
Sara Lowe from Honnold/Mudd Library will be presenting results from a 2012 student survey on student perceptions of technology and the library. We’re also looking forward to Paul Steinberg (Humanities, Social Sciences and the Arts) bringing us up to date on the progress of his Social Rules project. Nancy Lape (Mathematics) and Darryl Yong (Mathematics), along with their co-researchers Karl Haushalter (Chemistry), Rachel Levy (Mathematics), and Jacqueline Dresch (Mathematics), will be presenting on their experiments with the flipped classroom model at HMC. Nancy and Darryl also presented at the Saddle Rock retreat and their presentation generated a great deal of discussion.
You can find the full schedule of presentations on our web site at http://www.hmc.edu/bol/. We’ve also begun posting videos of the presentations from the Fall 2012 series so if you missed a presentation please check our web site. We’d love to hear your feedback too. You can fill out our feedback survey at http://www.hmc.edu/bol-feedback.
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