“Which episode of Star Trek features a society that has forgotten how to make repairs to its energy source because an AI handles all work?” The Star Trek: The Next Generation episode you are referring to is “A Matter of … Continue reading Season Five, Episode Nine
Are you struggling with managing Departmental course evaluations every semester? EvaluationKit may be the perfect solution for you! This software is designed to create, manage, and distribute your evaluations using enrollment information from Moodle. Students are given access to their … Continue reading Course Evaluations made Easier
This summer, ITS will be upgrading our Moodle installation to Moodle 4. Moodle 4 greatly improves the user experience by making its user interface (UI) more intuitive to use. It also introduces some new features and improvements to the accessibility … Continue reading Moodle 4 – New Features & Improvements
Even in a post-space-age world of material technology that brings us high-performing, high-strength and even often “sustainable” substances with which to fabricate, wood remains the north star in the cosmos of making things. Why? There is an industry answer: that … Continue reading Wood: Makerspace Bread n’ Butter
ITS is delighted to welcome Jason Simms as the College’s Research Computing Manager. In this new role, Jason will be working with faculty and students to provide access to high-performance computing and research data storage, as well as facilitating support … Continue reading Introducing Jason Simms, Research Computing Manager
Swarthmore has a couple of drones that are being used for aerial photography and video segments about our facilities for recruiting and for research. Most recently, the Athletic department used drone footage to create a Swarthmore Athletics Drone Tour. Similarly, … Continue reading Drones!