Duo is here and if you’re not yet using Duo to authenticate to your Swarthmore College accounts and systems, then it’s time to get on board! As our CITO, Joel Cooper, said in his email to the faculty and staff a … Continue reading Get Duo, but be prepared!
This summer, Moodle introduced a new home page that separates courses into In progress, Future, and Past tabs. As soon as a course end date passes, it moves from the In progress tab to the Past tab. This helps keep your home … Continue reading Disappearing Moodle Courses
ITS offers a wide range of services, some of which you might not know about. The following eight services are available to the campus community. To learn more, get in touch with your Academic Technologist. 1. Free 3D Printing and Laser Cutting Last week, ITS announced free 3D printing for the campus community. We have three 3D printers and a laser cutter in our new MakerSpace in Beardsley Hall. 2. Chromebooks Any member of the campus community can check out a Chromebook from Media Services for a short term loan. 3. Supercomputering Anyone at Swarthmore can access supercomputers through a partnership with the … Continue reading 8 Surprising Things Swarthmore ITS Offers
Last year, ITS purchased EvaluationKIT, a course evaluation software system. Designed from the start for higher education course evaluations, EvaluationKIT makes it easier to design, distribute, and generate reports for course evaluations. It is possible to: Keep track of response rates and email automatic reminders Restrict … Continue reading New Tools for Easier Course Evaluations
When Apple releases macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) on Monday, September 25th, 2017, campus Macintosh users will need to carefully balance the consequences before they consider upgrading. Information Technology Services can not yet support High Sierra on College owned machines until … Continue reading macOS High Sierra Announcement
Most faculty at Swarthmore use Moodle to share files and an increasing number are taking advantage of activities such as electronic submission of assignments, pre-lecture quizzes, and course evaluations. Students are definitely using Moodle frequently. More than 1500 unique people have … Continue reading Doing More with Moodle