Are your research computing demands overwhelming your computer? Symptoms may include deafening fan noise, overheating, and system slugishness while your code runs in the background. If so, Swarthmore ITS has you covered with high performance computing resources and training. Strelka … Continue reading Need power? Here is what’s going on with supercomputing this summer.
It can be awkward addressing a someone in your class when you don’t know how to properly say their name. In cooperation with the Dean’s Office, ITS has developed a system to allow students and professors to make an audio … Continue reading Avoiding awkwardness: student name pronunciations now available!
ITS has been working hard to get ready for the Spring 2021 Semester. Here are a few updates that can make your life easier. Class Calendars Faculty and students can import their class meeting times into their Google Calendar. This … Continue reading Get ready for Spring 2021!
One major challenge of teaching during a pandemic is handling remote exams. There are a number of issues that arise, such as dealing with students in multiple time zones, technical glitches, academic integrity, and grading. We’ve compiled some resources that … Continue reading Exams in a Pandemic: Tips for Professors
Swarthmore ITS has just upgraded our MathType license to allow for easy equation creation by faculty and students using Microsoft Office, Google Docs, and Moodle. MathType is an interactive equation editor that makes it simple to insert mathematical notation into … Continue reading MathType now available for everyone everywhere: Google Docs, Microsoft Office, and Moodle
ITS recently held a workshop on “Online Assessment” to help prepare the campus for teaching remote. Here are some of the key points. Notes from the workshop Assignment Types in Moodle Moodle can help with assigning, organizing, collecting, and grading … Continue reading Tips for Online Assessment