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
Flight Simulation for Aeronautical Engineering In recent weeks our blog has been almost exclusively about remote teaching and the technology to support it. But it’s important to remember that this chapter will eventually close, and at some point (even if … Continue reading Blue Skies Ahead
ITS recently held a workshop on “Online Assessment” to help prepare the campus for teaching remote. Here are some of the key points. Notes from the workshop Assignment Types in Moodle Moodle can help with assigning, organizing, collecting, and grading … Continue reading Tips for Online Assessment
Astronomy Professor Eric Jensen has been collecting assignments electronically using Moodle, grading them on his iPad, and returning the documents to students in Moodle. He made a helpful screencast showing his paperless workflow, including all the details on each step … Continue reading Eric Jensen’s Electronic Grading Workflow
When you need to quickly capture your screen, including capturing all of a long or wide web page, or create a short video, or even convert a short video into an animated GIF without a lot of fuss, then Snagit … Continue reading Quick Screen Captures with Snagit
As a result of the campus closure, which means that students do not have access to College provided computers, Adobe has provided temporary at-home access for all Swarthmore students until July 6, 2020. Follow the instructions detailed in this ITS Knowledge Base … Continue reading Adobe Creative Cloud access for remote students: EXTENDED DATE!