As we begin a return to more traditional educational approaches, in person, in the classroom, I’ve had a number of conversations with faculty who have been feeling nervous about smoothly using their technology in the classroom. Pivoting again. Totally reasonable, … Continue reading Resilience in teaching and learning with technology
Welcome, friends. We wanted to acknowledge the various ways our lives have been changed by COVID-19, and to share the ways ITS has changed in order to best meet the changing needs of our campus community. We want to acknowledge … Continue reading Changes by ITS for Fall Term, 2021
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
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?
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!