Ed Discussion (https://edtech.org) is a relatively new addition to the set of tools provided to Swarthmore faculty for their course discussions through Moodle (https://blogs.swarthmore.edu/its/2021/08/13/new-software-for-grading-and-online-discussions-coming-for-fall-2021/). It’s an exciting tool for us, first because it enables near-real-time interactivity with its exceptionally responsive … Continue reading Tired of old forum tools? Try Ed Discussion!
3D printed medical devices, houses, and cars are now a reality. Over the summer I attended a product demonstration hosted by Stratasys (not affiliated). As someone that manages a Makerspace where students learn about and practice 3D printing, I am … Continue reading The Future of Additive Manufacturing
Swarthmore faculty now have full access to use Gradescope to collect and grade homework and exams. Gradescope can be used with paper, online, or programming assessments and is designed to make it reduce the time and effort needed for instructors … Continue reading Collect and Grade Assignments with Gradescope
New this fall semester, the Language and Media Centers are debuting a Podcast Studio in Martin Hall 218. This space will feature a Rodecaster audio mixer, 4 microphones and headphones, and a computer to record and edit your podcasts or … Continue reading Podcast Studio debuting in Martin Hall
If you have to record one or more of your classes for students who may be in isolation or quarantine, you can share your videos with your students through the Zoom integration with Panopto or the Panopto recorder application installed … Continue reading Sharing Panopto Videos With Students Who Need to Miss Class?
As we begin a return to more traditional educational approaches, in person, in the classroom, I’ve had a number of conversations with faculty who have been feeling nervous about smoothly using their technology in the classroom. Pivoting again. Totally reasonable, … Continue reading Resilience in teaching and learning with technology