Who: Students, Faculty, Librarians and Information Technologists from Bryn Mawr, Haverford, Swarthmore, Vassar, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, Hampshire, Smith, Hamilton and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Where: Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA


  • Foster communication across constituencies,
  • Help everyone develop confidence in what they are doing and confidence enough to ask what else could they or others be doing
  • Identify/share vocabulary and ways of talking to one another
  • Build foundations for future collaboration and long-term relationships


  • Complete a needs analysis form by May 15th that will be posted on the website and used for discussion and planning purposes thorough the workshop.
  • Participate in all workshop sessions from 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 4th through 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 7th.
  • Collaborate with Team members during the workshops to identify how technology may either help or hinder the teaching-learning process and design or reconstruct a course that will be taught in the 2001-2002 academic year.
  • Submit a brief one-page overview of the proposed project before leaving the workshop on June 8th.


  • Engage in conversations/meetings with Team members prior to fall semester 2001 to work out the details of the proposed project.
  • Submit a 3-5 page written conceptualization/description of the project by September 15, 2001.
  • Implement some or all of the proposed project during academic year 2001-02.
  • Attend follow-up workshop on at a time to be arranged during the fall semester.
  • Submit a written assessment of the project by June 2002.


Elliott Shore, CIO and Professor of History, Bryn Mawr College
Alison Cook-Sather, Assistant Professor and Director of the Education Program, Bryn Mawr College
Susan L. Perry, College Librarian and Director Library, Information and Technology Services, Mt. Holyoke College
Sandra M. Lawrence, Associate Professor and Chair, Psychology & Education, Mt. Holyoke College


Aliya Curmally, Bryn Mawr College '02
Maria Hristova, Bryn Mawr College '02
Nancy Strippel, Bryn Mawr College, '02