Learning Analytics is the term academic technologists use for using student data to help with teaching and learning. Some schools have started collecting student information from a variety of sources and using it to alert faculty about potential problems. The data can come … Continue reading Could Learning Analytics work at Swarthmore?
Finals may be right around the corner but there is still time to organize and manage your study sessions with these helpful desktop, web, and mobile apps! Here are a few applications for compiling notes, making quick lists, and organizing information for … Continue reading Helpful Apps for Finals
Several people from Swarthmore attended a week long conference entitled Accessing Higher Ground in Denver, Colorado. This conference is open to anyone at Swarthmore and is one of the best conferences I have ever attended. If you want to learn … Continue reading AHG: Compelling Stuff We Learned
What is delight? In an earlier post, I spent some time discussing the role of interest and active engagement in learning. In this post, I want to turn the … Continue reading Adding Delight to Your Work
One of the principals in Universal Design for Learning is to provide materials in multiple formats (equitable access). Some of you may remember a time before there were curb cuts. Curb cuts came about as a result of the ADA. … Continue reading Stuff Your Mom Never Told You About Electronic Content
Along with delicious coffee provided by our in-house Coffee Barista, Dave Neal, and scrumptious treats we enjoyed a great conversation at our mini-session which focused on a couple of quick tips for formatting syllabi using Microsoft Word. When we structure … Continue reading Formatting Syllabi in Word (or any other Word document)