It’s been nearly three years since YouTube launched support for 360 degree video, and during that time the technology has taken off. Whether used for virtual reality or simply “click-and-drag” playback, 360 video has offered new possibilities to content creators and immersive viewing to audiences. Case in point: … Continue reading 360 Video Becoming Ubiquitous
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
Finals may be right around the corner but there is still time to organize and manage your study sessions with these helpful desktop, web, and mobile apps! Here are a few applications for compiling notes, making quick lists, and organizing information for … Continue reading Helpful Apps for Finals
Several people from Swarthmore attended a week long conference entitled Accessing Higher Ground in Denver, Colorado. This conference is open to anyone at Swarthmore and is one of the best conferences I have ever attended. If you want to learn … Continue reading AHG: Compelling Stuff We Learned