Online and Blended Learning for the Liberal Arts

A running list of Liberal Arts College Online and Blended initiatives:

Bennington College: Bennington is offering an online alumni course called Literary Bennington.

Bowdoin and Dartmouth: These schools are collaborating on an online/hybrid financial accounting course.

Bryn Mawr College: Bryn Mawr leads the Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts initiative, a forum for sharing materials, ideas, and best practices related to blended learning in a liberal arts college setting.  This includes a 12 college consortium working on Improving STEM Completion through Blended, Just-In-Time Math Fundamentals Support.

Colgate University: Colgate is offering courses through ColgateX.  Colgate held a fascinating Innovation and Disruption in Higher Education workshop in 2014.

Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges: COPLAC supports a Hybrid Course Sharing initiative, and is scaling up its multi-campus, distance- and team-taught digital liberal arts research seminars with support from Mellon.

Consortium for Online Humanities Instruction: An initiative of Ithaka S+R and Council of Independent Colleges, with funding funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Consortium issued a Report in 2015 and is in the news in 2017.

Davidson College: Davidson is offering courses through EdX.

Hamilton College: Hamilton is offering courses through EdX.

Harvey Mudd College – Harvey Mudd College offers open math and science courses on the EdX platform.

Hope College: Hope offers summer online courses, and held a workshop on The Intersection of Liberal Education and Online Learning.

Liberal Arts Collaborative for Digital Innovation: The consortium supports experimentation with emerging blended and online pedagogies for the liberal arts through collaborative partnership of faculty and staff at Amherst, Carleton, Haverford, Pomona, Swarthmore, Vassar and Williams colleges.

Macalester and St. Olaf: In connection with Associated Colleges of the Midwest, Macalester and St. Olaf have partnered to offer an online math course.

New York Six: Member campuses of the NY6 Consortium are leading a Teagle Blended Learning Project, and experimenting with online and hybrid courses for language learning.

Pennsylvania Consortium for the Liberal Arts: Several PCLA colleges are collaborating to experiment with online language courses.

Smith College: Smith is developing a non-credit course through EdX on the Psychology of Women’s Activism

Trinity College: Trinity offers online courses through TrinityX.

Wellesley College: Wellesley has launched a Blended Learning Initiative.  Online created by Wellesley faculty are offered through WellesleyX.

Wesleyan University: Wesleyan offers courses online through Coursera.