We are pleased to be able to announce that by working with a 3rd party software vendor, Crayon, we are now able to offer SPSS, and all of the modules that come with a premium license for installation on any … Continue reading New SPSS License: more features, lower cost!
Did you know your phone and voicemail have web portals? Anyone assigned a phone extension can manage their Cisco phone and voicemail through a web portal, using their Swarthmore credentials. Shared phone extensions and extensions assigned to a department, do not have web portals. The Cisco Self Care Portal allows you to manage various phone features, like Call Forwarding (for any extension on your phone), Speed and Abbreviated Dials, Call History, and updating the phone’s location (description). From off-campus, you’ll need to connect to VPN, before going to the Self Care Portal web page. Note: the first time you connect … Continue reading Your phone & voicemail web portal, learn what you can do
If you’re a Google Chrome user, you may have noticed this option if there happens to be foreign text on the page you are visiting. One of the nice and distinguishing features about Chrome is its ability to translate a web page for its user, with fairly good accuracy. This feature is soon coming to Mozilla Firefox, and is looking to be a pretty big deal. Developers at Mozilla have been working on page translation into their browser, but it differs from Chrome’s implementation in that the translations will be computed locally, with no need to rely on an internet … Continue reading Mozilla Firefox to get page translation feature
The October 14, 2020 edition of the New Yorker has a thought provoking piece by John Seabrook called “The Next Word.” Seabrook begins the article with Gmail’s Smart Compose feature, which suggests phrases while you are typing a sentence. If you … Continue reading AI, Gmail’s Smart Compose, and the end of writers?
Panopto is our video streaming and lecture capture system that makes it easy to stream, record, and share videos within Moodle. Panopto can capture your computer screen, audio, and/or video from webcams and other devices to record lectures, student or … Continue reading 3 Ways to Use Panopto in Moodle
Working with Denise Crossan in the Lang Center’s Social Innovation Lab, the MakerSpace Student Assistant Eva Low created a set of tiles to illustrate 17 United Nations “Sustainable Development Goals [that] are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable … Continue reading UN Sustainability Goals