The challenge of adapting educational materials for all learners diminishes when you choose accessible material at the very beginning. This reduces the amount of stress any learner may have when approaching your courses. It may also reduce any stress you … Continue reading Adapting Educational Materials For All Learners: What You Need To Know
The pandemic changes things The Covid-19 pandemic forced us to adapt how we teach. One of those adaptations was having students connect remotely to teaching sessions held over Zoom. As a College, we quickly recognized that we had quite a … Continue reading Educational Technology: What about Student Computers?
As we are wrapping up the end of the semester, below is a checklist of items to consider as we near the end of the course term. Check your Moodle gradebook visibility By default, students cannot see the Moodle gradebook. … Continue reading End of the Year Moodle Checklist
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!
Because of the change to remote teaching and learning, many course assessments have to be modified. There are a variety of ways to assign and grade student work when working online. Exams ITS has a help page on administering Remote … Continue reading Remote Assessments of Student Learning
After President Smith announced Swarthmore’s remote stance for the rest of the semester, we have watched our community rally quickly to move to an almost-entirely remote stance. We are so appreciative of all of the folks who have worked to … Continue reading Resources For A Mostly-Remote Swarthmore