As we prepare for the 2022 Spring semester, here are answers to questions we are frequently asked by both new faculty and more senior folks alike. And please note that the answers to these questions, and many more, can be … Continue reading Common Moodle Questions at the Start of the Semester
Friends, our winter break is quickly approaching. With great gratitude to President Smith for the extended Winter Break, we also realize that our support is needed during times when the College is officially closed. To that end, ITS wants to … Continue reading ITS Beginning to Look a Lot Like Winter (Break)
The Academic Technology, Support Services and Accessibility teams in ITS have started to test a new, easy to use appointment and meeting scheduling tool called Calendly (https://calendly.com). The Financial Aid office and certain members of the faculty already have implemented … Continue reading Schedule appointments with Calendly
Ed Discussion (https://edtech.org) is a relatively new addition to the set of tools provided to Swarthmore faculty for their course discussions through Moodle (https://blogs.swarthmore.edu/its/2021/08/13/new-software-for-grading-and-online-discussions-coming-for-fall-2021/). It’s an exciting tool for us, first because it enables near-real-time interactivity with its exceptionally responsive … Continue reading Tired of old forum tools? Try Ed Discussion!
Sorry for the clickbait. I know these are always never the most fun things you could be doing. I mean, unless you find this stuff to be scintillating. I’m not judging! Why would I yuck your yum? But being safer … Continue reading Ten Ridiculously Fun Resources You Can Use to #BeCyberSmart this October and Beyond
Swarthmore faculty now have full access to use Gradescope to collect and grade homework and exams. Gradescope can be used with paper, online, or programming assessments and is designed to make it reduce the time and effort needed for instructors … Continue reading Collect and Grade Assignments with Gradescope