The Libraries and ITS invite all current employees (including faculty, instructional staff, and staff) to submit proposals for Swarthmore Projects for Educational Exploration and Development (SPEED) support. SPEED awards primarily consist of dedicated support from software developers, librarians, academic technologists, … Continue reading Summer 2019 SPEED Call for Proposals
This past year the FAA (Federal Aeronautical Administration) set up and began testing a new service, LAANC. For folks who wanted to fly their drones (quadcopters, or other Unmanned Aircraft Systems, in the parlance of the FAA), the previous waiver … Continue reading Get your drone off the ground faster with LAANC
This summer, ITS and The Libraries are looking for students from across disciplines for an eight-week opportunity developing and learning new technologies while contributing to faculty and staff digital projects within what we call Swarthmore Projects for Educational Exploration and … Continue reading 2019 Student SPEED Summer Internship applications open now!
I recently came across this article in a Science magazine email blurb and thought that others might be interested. Although some faculty worry that trying different pedagogical methods can be detrimental to promotion, the bottom line is that Active Learning … Continue reading Active Learning improves student evaluations
Not everyone has a high-end camera and lenses they can use for personal projects. However anyone here at Swarthmore does! If you haven’t heard about it yet, Media Services has a range of DSLR cameras, video cameras, audio recorders and … Continue reading Take advantage of College Resources: Borrow a camera!
Swarthmore College students, faculty and staff continue to use a lot of paper printing things out during the semester, particularly during the first weeks of classes each semester. We can probably guess that this is due, for the most part, … Continue reading How much paper do we print?