We are pleased to be able to announce that by working with a 3rd party software vendor, Crayon, we are now able to offer SPSS, and all of the modules that come with a premium license for installation on any … Continue reading New SPSS License: more features, lower cost!
Apple will release macOS 10.15 this month (October 2019) and is offering the operating system as a free upgrade on supported Apple hardware. New computers will ship with the new operating system this Fall. ITS Recommendation Information Technology Services (ITS) … Continue reading ITS Recommendation for macOS 10.15 Catalina
You or your department, club, team, or other group might already be using Twitter. Here is a small tip for you to help wade through the … Continue reading Twitter Lists: Curating Your Experience
Our Academic Technology group roams the Internet (and Libraries) looking for interesting reads. Here are a few works that caught our eye this month. Active Learning: Feelings versus Learning Swarthmore has a community of educators using active learning techniques. The Academic Technology team has been collaborating with faculty to provide learning spaces and technology to support their teaching needs. For the last few months, we’ve been spending time learning about how to best use the new Singer Hall Flexible Classroom. A recent article investigating discrepancies between how students feel about active learning versus how much they actually learn highlighted one … Continue reading What We are Reading – September 2019
Welcome or welcome back, all! In July, we detailed the change from Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning that all higher education institutions have made or will be … Continue reading Little Change, Large Bird, Larger Tantrum: “The Red Swan”
This week I am attending the Open Source Conference (OSCON) and learning about all kinds of new open source software and projects. One of the popular new technologies being applied to many problems is machine learning, which is a technique … Continue reading Machine Learning, Higher Education, and Bias