When searching for information you may find it in a format that isn’t ideal. It isn’t your only choice. A variety of tools make converting documents into another format possible. As students, you may wish to convert some of your … Continue reading Tools for converting PDFs
This week, ITS has upgraded Swarthmore’s Moodle installation to version 3.9. This is a large upgrade that includes a number of new features. Here are some of the new features. Turn Editing On The turn editing on button has been … Continue reading What’s new in Moodle
As a result of the campus closure, which means that students do not have access to College provided computers, Adobe has provided temporary at-home access for all Swarthmore students until July 6, 2020. Follow the instructions detailed in this ITS Knowledge Base … Continue reading Adobe Creative Cloud access for remote students: EXTENDED DATE!
Many of us have noticed maps of Corona Virus (COVID-19) cases put out by organizations such as Johns Hopkins University (https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html), and major news organizations among others. These maps are powered by the fascinating tools of ArcGIS, produced by ESRI, … Continue reading ArcGIS Online
After President Smith announced Swarthmore’s remote stance for the rest of the semester, we have watched our community rally quickly to move to an almost-entirely remote stance. We are so appreciative of all of the folks who have worked to … Continue reading Resources For A Mostly-Remote Swarthmore
Lately, I’ve been finding inspiration and motivation in Adam Savage’s now nine-month-old book Every Tool’s a Hammer: Lessons From a Lifetime of Making. You might recall him from his fourteen years as the younger seeming, more impulsive, co-host of the … Continue reading Every Tool’s a Hammer