Recently I’ve been impressed with a digital book, Best Practices in Accessible Online Design written expressly for faculty grappling with accessibility of course material for the classroom (or virtual classroom) and what that means to them. This clear, concise and … Continue reading Best Practices in Accessible Online Design
Built initially to host and internally publish data on the underground utilities of the campus for our Facilities work, ArcGIS Enterprise is the foundational software system for supporting GIS broadly across the campus; powering mapping and visualization, analytics, and data management. … Continue reading ArcGIS Enterprise Server at Swarthmore!
One major challenge of teaching during a pandemic is handling remote exams. There are a number of issues that arise, such as dealing with students in multiple time zones, technical glitches, academic integrity, and grading. We’ve compiled some resources that … Continue reading Exams in a Pandemic: Tips for Professors
Welcome to Fall, 2020! ITS has been hard at work this summer to make your start to the year as safe and easy as possible. While many of our service operations have changed due to COVID-19, we remain committed to … Continue reading Changes by ITS for Fall Term, 2020
Did you know that Swarthmore College has a JupyterHub installation that allows you to work on and save your Jupyter Notebooks in the cloud? What is a Jupyter Notebook? A Jupyter Notebook is a computing environment that enables the author … Continue reading Jupyter @ Swarthmore
You may have seen the data-rich maps produced through Johns Hopkins Univeristy about the spread of COVID-19 ( https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/us-map ), or maybe you’ve seen the Yale Climate Opinion Maps ( https://climatecommunication.yale.edu/visualizations-data/ycom-us/ ) or COVID response opinion maps (https://covid.yale.edu/innovation/mapping/). At ESRI’s … Continue reading The Science of Where: ArcGIS updates