Last year ITS developed and implemented the File Scan block in Moodle to help identify inaccessible PDF files. This year, we are working on improvements to the block that will allow instructors to automatically fix PDF files that are not … Continue reading Moodle Accessibility Improvements Coming
All of our Faculty and Staff have access to a great new service available at Swarthmore called TechGuard. This is an eLearning platform the provides interactive videos to learn more about cyber security. The topics range from phishing, to protecting … Continue reading Learn More About Tech Security with TechGuard
In the first installment of our video series profiling Swarthmore MakerSpace student technicians Oliver Steinglass ’20 discusses his role in the MakerSpace as well as projects constructed in the digital fabrication lab and wood shop. Continue reading MakerSpace Profiles: Oliver Steinglass
More faculty are using the Moodle gradebook to keep track of assignments, exams, and other assessments. Moodle is very configurable and can be adapted to almost any grading format. The user interface isn’t always intuitive, so here are four tips … Continue reading 4 Moodle Gradebook Tips
Right before Thanksgiving break, we wrapped up our 3 part blended learning workshop series where we explored different ways in which faculty at Swarthmore could incorporate blended learning in their coursework. For those unfamiliar, blended learning is a mix of online, … Continue reading Blended Learning Series Wrap-Up
As we approach the end of the semester, you may want to take a look at the Swarthmore ITS Course Evaluations page to learn more about the different ways to distribute and collect feedback about your class. We have support for … Continue reading Thinking about Course Evaluations?