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Building Online Chemistry: Interview with Lori Sonntag

We’ve all had to adapt to changes brought on by the pandemic. I was curious how the Chemistry department was able to to handle the move to online learning, especially when dealing with larger lab classes. I asked Senior Lab … Continue reading Building Online Chemistry: Interview with Lori Sonntag

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Learning Glass Revisited – does the idea have application for Swarthmore?

I recently saw a video from Carleton College of a Lightboard/Learning Glass in use. The idea is that you can record lectures, or even do live remote classes writing on the glass and facing your audience. “The writing glows in … Continue reading Learning Glass Revisited – does the idea have application for Swarthmore?

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Best Practices in Accessible Online Design

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

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ArcGIS Enterprise Server at Swarthmore!

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!

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Changes by ITS for Fall Term, 2020

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