As more and more Swarthmore researchers create sophisticated computer programs for simulation and analysis, it can become harder to manage the code. Getting a new computer configured with the proper environment can be difficult and the challenges are multiplied … Continue reading Accelerate your Research Using Software Containers
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