This year, Swarthmore College ITS and the Libraries asked the campus community to provide feedback via the MISO Survey, “a web-based quantitative survey designed to measure how faculty, students, and staff view library and computing services in higher education.” We … Continue reading How are we doing? 2019 MISO Survey Results
As we approach the end of the semester, faculty are gearing up for exams. Instead of reading through a stack of blue books or trying to keep track of a bunch of emailed documents, it may be easier to set … Continue reading Setting up an Online Exam
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?
Swarthmore has a new installation of JupyterHub, a web-based, multi-user, online notebook for programming in variety of different languages including Python. A Jupyter notebook is a handy way to create documents that mix code, graphs, images, explanatory text, and equations. … Continue reading JupyterHub: Online Python Notebooks and More
What ITS services are people using? I looked at the activity on a few commonly used campus systems to see what was popular. Moodle Moodle is Swarthmore’s learning management system, used to share course content and allow students to upload … Continue reading ITS Statistics
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