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Best Practices in Accessible Online Design

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

What We are Reading – September 2019

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

Getting help when YOU need it!

Information Technology Services staff are in the office throughout the regular work day at Swarthmore and usually a bit beyond. And we love to talk with and help out members of the community with technology related questions. However you can … Continue reading Getting help when YOU need it!