As Swarthmore’s Technology Accessibility Coordinator, part of my work involves testing websites to see what kinds of barriers exist to accessing content online. I often run into sites which use images for navigation, tasks, and information. I’m always curious to … Continue reading Turn web images off – can you still figure out what is going on?
While most students were off exploring the world, or doing research in labs local and remote, a small, dedicated group of five students (Guin Mesh, Kyle Vu, Rebecca Regan, Richmond Mensah and Tai Warner) stayed at Swarthmore to work on … Continue reading Summer 2018 SPEED Projects
The Beardsley MakerSpace is a welcome resource for students, faculty and staff who are eager to create and realize their ideas physically. MakerSpace Manager Russell Prigodich and the Academic Techology team are ready to help you realize your ideas in … Continue reading Makerspace Made Grad School Possible: Interview with Tracy Tang
To inspire interest in design in support of personal creative, investigatory and entrepreneurial efforts of the campus community, ITS now offers 3D printing for individual projects without an academic sponsor or specific academic purpose, helping community members bring their creations to … Continue reading Open 3D Printing for the Campus Community
In working to bring maker technologies, like 3D printing, laser engraving and cutting, and arduino based electronics, to the campus and into existing workshop and media production spaces, there have been a few lessons we’ve learned along the way. It’s … Continue reading Maker Spaces: Little things matter
Along with delicious coffee provided by our in-house Coffee Barista, Dave Neal, and scrumptious treats we enjoyed a great conversation at our mini-session which focused on a couple of quick tips for formatting syllabi using Microsoft Word. When we structure … Continue reading Formatting Syllabi in Word (or any other Word document)