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
Microsoft OneNote is a note-taking application that can be used on a computer, tablet, or via a web browser. It has a variety of features which make it helpful for teaching, whether in a classroom or remotely. Continue reading Teaching with OneNote
Astronomy Professor Eric Jensen has been collecting assignments electronically using Moodle, grading them on his iPad, and returning the documents to students in Moodle. He made a helpful screencast showing his paperless workflow, including all the details on each step … Continue reading Eric Jensen’s Electronic Grading Workflow