ITS put on a series of workshops to prepare faculty for the asynchronous and remote start to the Spring 2022 semester. Here are the workshop descriptions and a link to the recordings (available to Swarthmore community members only). Using Zoom to teach remotely Wednesday January 12, 2022 2:00pm-3:15pm This workshop will cover how to deliver a remote class using Zoom including setting up a session, sharing slides, breakout rooms, recording the lecture, sharing the video with students, using an iPad or tablet as a whiteboard, and common troubleshooting tips. “Using Zoom to teach remotely” workshop recording (Swarthmore login required) Introduction … Continue reading Spring 2022 Faculty Workshops
As we prepare for the 2022 Spring semester, here are answers to questions we are frequently asked by both new faculty and more senior folks alike. And please note that the answers to these questions, and many more, can be … Continue reading Common Moodle Questions at the Start of the Semester
As we are wrapping up the end of the semester, below is a checklist of items to consider as we near the end of the course term. Check your Moodle gradebook visibility By default, students cannot see the Moodle gradebook. … Continue reading End of the Year Moodle Checklist
Friends, our winter break is quickly approaching. With great gratitude to President Smith for the extended Winter Break, we also realize that our support is needed during times when the College is officially closed. To that end, ITS wants to … Continue reading ITS Beginning to Look a Lot Like Winter (Break)
A laboratory for ideas ITS is pleased to announce the opening of Beardsley 101, The Idea Lab. The new space features comfy chairs and beanbags, a distinct DIY conference table, and three interesting technologies. It’s a place to relax, to … Continue reading The Idea Lab
I’ve been really happy to see Swarthmore back to teaching in-person classes during the Fall of 2021. It’s so nice to see and feel the energy and enthusiasm around campus. While it’s great to see our teaching and learning spaces … Continue reading Teaching Studio for improved flipped classroom materials and recorded lectures!