This past year the FAA (Federal Aeronautical Administration) set up and began testing a new service, LAANC. For folks who wanted to fly their drones (quadcopters, or other Unmanned Aircraft Systems, in the parlance of the FAA), the previous waiver … Continue reading Get your drone off the ground faster with LAANC
I recently came across this article in a Science magazine email blurb and thought that others might be interested. Although some faculty worry that trying different pedagogical methods can be detrimental to promotion, the bottom line is that Active Learning … Continue reading Active Learning improves student evaluations
The “Who Is That?” series gives you a peek into the good folks behind (some of) the machines here on campus. We ask a variety of … Continue reading “Who Is That?” Series: Introducing Corrine Schoeb
What’s Happening at the MakerSpace? Wednesday Night Workshops What is the MakerSpace? It is is an interdisciplinary space on campus open to all students, faculty, and staff. What does it have? It has a full wood shop and digital … Continue reading What’s Happening at the MakerSpace?
All of our Faculty and Staff have access to a great new service available at Swarthmore called TechGuard. This is an eLearning platform the provides interactive videos to learn more about cyber security. The topics range from phishing, to protecting … Continue reading Learn More About Tech Security with TechGuard
An increasing number of Swarthmore faculty are using online grading for assignments and exams. Since students create most of their work digitally, it makes sense to submit an assignment electronically and avoid the need to print a hard copy. ITS … Continue reading How to Grade Online Assignments and Exams