Learning Analytics is the term academic technologists use for using student data to help with teaching and learning. Some schools have started collecting student information from a variety of sources and using it to alert faculty about potential problems. The data can come … Continue reading Could Learning Analytics work at Swarthmore?
Welcome back to school! Here’s what’s new for Spring 2018 … Two factor authentication for everyone on February 1st Starting Thursday February 1, 2018, everyone at Swarthmore will need to use two factor authentication to log in to college services. … Continue reading What’s New for Spring 2018
This summer, Moodle introduced a new home page that separates courses into In progress, Future, and Past tabs. As soon as a course end date passes, it moves from the In progress tab to the Past tab. This helps keep your home … Continue reading Disappearing Moodle Courses
ITS offers a wide range of services, some of which you might not know about. The following eight services are available to the campus community. To learn more, get in touch with your Academic Technologist. 1. Free 3D Printing and Laser … Continue reading 8 Surprising Things Swarthmore ITS Offers
Last year, ITS purchased EvaluationKIT, a course evaluation software system. Designed from the start for higher education course evaluations, EvaluationKIT makes it easier to design, distribute, and generate reports for course evaluations. It is possible to: Keep track of response rates and email automatic reminders Restrict … Continue reading New Tools for Easier Course Evaluations
Most faculty at Swarthmore use Moodle to share files and an increasing number are taking advantage of activities such as electronic submission of assignments, pre-lecture quizzes, and course evaluations. Students are definitely using Moodle frequently. More than 1500 unique people have … Continue reading Doing More with Moodle