As the September weather continues to turn not just bearable but delightful, and before the sun starts setting before dinner, it’s the perfect time to come check out the new and improved Makerspace in Whittier! What’s new? 1. Half of … Continue reading Welcome back to the Makerspace!
Strelka, Swarthmore’s high-performance computing (HPC) system, is set for an exciting expansion next month. This upgrade is needed because faculty and students are increasingly using the system to conduct research, teach courses, and other uses, resulting in bottlenecks and resource … Continue reading Upcoming Strelka Expansion
Swarthmore provides a long list of downloadable software and online services to support teaching, learning, and research. Check out the complete list on our Software and Services page. We also have specific pages for Software and Services for Students and … Continue reading Unlocking Possibilities: Exploring the Cutting-Edge Software and Services You Need
You may have noticed that the filescan block looks a bit different in your Moodle course this semester. Well, that’s because it is! This summer we’ve been hard at work rewriting the filescan block to harder, better, faster and stronger. … Continue reading Say Hello 👋 to the New Moodle Accessibility Filescan Block
One of our favorite new features of Moodle 4.2 is the addition of a duration setting to the Assignments feature. In previous versions of Moodle, the only way to set a limited time for the completion of something you wanted … Continue reading Timed Assignments in Moodle 4.2
This is a quick highlight of some personal projects and fabrications from outside Swarthmore, that have informed my perspective on making that I bring here, as the manger of a makerspace. Just as I wonder what the chef cooks at … Continue reading Makerspace Manager Makes Many Models, Mainly