Moodle Workshops and Training Opportunities for Fall 2014

ITS is offering several Moodle workshops and one-on-one sessions to help get your courses ready for the Fall 2014 semester. Introduction to Moodle Workshop This hands-on workshop will cover how to set up a course in Moodle, upload a syllabus and readings, handle student enrollments, send class emails, and provide an overview of other features […]

Teaching with Technology Forum (hosted by Haverford College)

Our friends and colleagues at Haverford have invited anybody with an interest in educational technology to come to their annual Teaching with Technologies Forum. Date: Tuesday, May 13th, 2014. Time: 11:00am~2:00pm Location: Stokes 102 Program 11:00-11:30 Using an iPad as a Teaching & Learning Tool Paul Farber, Writing Fellow Hiroyo Saito, Director of the Instructional Technology Services 11:30-12:00pm […]

CSS3 Gradient Patterns

I’ve been doing some work with CSS3 for our new site and ran across this gallery which shows off some of the possibilities using the CSS gradient property.  Some of these patterns are impressive. If you want to learn more about the mechanics behind this Chris Coyler has a pretty good article and Lynda has some […]

Libraries and ITS announce recipients of 2014 SPEED program support

The Swarthmore College Libraries and ITS are pleased to announce the selections for this year’s Special Projects for Educational Exploration & Development (SPEED) program. Swarthmore faculty and staff submitted an exciting and innovate pool of proposals, from which nine were selected. Deb Bergstrand, Graphics, animation, and 3D-printed education resource (GA3DER) Michael Brown with Adam Neat, Physics pre-lab instructional videos […]

2014 Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference (hosted by Bryn Mawr College)

Bryn Mawr College announced that the third annual Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference will be held on 21-22 May 2014. Advance registration by May 15 is required. Registration is free for Swarthmore College faculty and staff. This conference is part of the college’s Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Initiative, funded by Next Generation Learning […]

ITS seeks Technical Support Associate (Summer)

Overview If you are a current Swarthmore college student looking for a summer job where you can gain valuable professional experience in the field of technology, we are accepting applications for Technical Support Associates. Benefits Develop skills that are highly valued in the job market: technical support, customer service, problem solving, and team work Work in a fun, […]

ITS Seeks Summer Associates

The ITS Help Desk is now looking for associates to hire for summer 2014. We are looking for people who enjoy working with technology, learning about technology, and helping others solve problems.  Are you that person, and do you have good inter-personal skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills? If so, apply today! I […]

Summer Internship Opportunity: Create with SPEED!

Apply for a SPEED internship by March 19th, 2014!

For the past two summers, ITS & the Libraries have been creating academic web and digital media projects through a program called Swarthmore Projects for Educational Exploration and Development (SPEED). Because the needs of these projects will vary, the SPEED intern will have the opportunity to explore many aspects of the work done within the Academic Technology & Libraries. SPEED interns will be deeply involved in projects from start to finish, with the expectation that they will contribute substantially to the successful completion of projects. Work may include, but not be limited to: writing code in various languages (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, Python) […]