The October 14, 2020 edition of the New Yorker has a thought provoking piece by John Seabrook called “The Next Word.” Seabrook begins the article with Gmail’s Smart Compose feature, which suggests phrases while you are typing a sentence. If you … Continue reading AI, Gmail’s Smart Compose, and the end of writers?
Panopto is our video streaming and lecture capture system that makes it easy to stream, record, and share videos within Moodle. Panopto can capture your computer screen, audio, and/or video from webcams and other devices to record lectures, student or … Continue reading 3 Ways to Use Panopto in Moodle
Working with Denise Crossan in the Lang Center’s Social Innovation Lab, the MakerSpace Student Assistant Eva Low created a set of tiles to illustrate 17 United Nations “Sustainable Development Goals [that] are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable … Continue reading UN Sustainability Goals
The Media Center features new print presets installed on all Mac computers, as well as updated instructions for printing large format posters. Posters can be printed from Macs using Adobe Acrobat and InDesign, Microsoft Powerpoint, and Google Slides. Printing from Dell PCs … Continue reading Refined Instructions, Streamlined Printing
Our Academic Technology group roams the Internet (and Libraries) looking for interesting reads. Here are a few works that caught our eye this month. Active Learning: Feelings versus Learning Swarthmore has a community of educators using active learning techniques. The Academic Technology team has been collaborating with faculty to provide learning spaces and technology to support their teaching needs. For the last few months, we’ve been spending time learning about how to best use the new Singer Hall Flexible Classroom. A recent article investigating discrepancies between how students feel about active learning versus how much they actually learn highlighted one … Continue reading What We are Reading – September 2019
It’s the beginning of the semester and many are thinking ahead in setting up their Moodle gradebook. Moodle gives you a lot of flexibility when it comes to grading but the amount of choices can be overwhelming. One option to … Continue reading How to Setup Moodle Gradebook