Did you know that you can use an app to help you annotate documents for grading? There is an app called Notability that we see faculty often use with their iPad Pros to help them annotate Moodle assignments for grading … Continue reading Grading Moodle Assignments with the Notability App
Duo is here and if you’re not yet using Duo to authenticate to your Swarthmore College accounts and systems, then it’s time to get on board! As our CITO, Joel Cooper, said in his email to the faculty and staff a … Continue reading Get Duo, but be prepared!
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
Dates/Times: 10 am – 4 pm, August 22 and 23, Language Center, Kohlberg Hall This workshop is intended for faculty with an interest in creating course, or program related videos. We’ll walk you through the process of conceptualizing, storyboarding, scripting, filming, editing and captioning a video. We’ll encourage you to bring your own camera, record off a phone or personal device and edit using software available to you through the College. You’ll walk away with a finished video that’s ready to use and the skills to replicate the process in the future. This is an opportunity to work on, for … Continue reading Workshop: Creating Instructional Video Using Personal Devices Aug. 22-23
Over the past couple of years, Swarthmore ITS has been collaborating with a group of faculty on academic uses for Apple’s iPad Pro tablet and Pencil stylus. This year as we continue to improve our wireless technology inside the classroom … Continue reading iPad Pro for Teaching and Learning
I struck up a conversation with a fellow conference attendee at the AHEAD 2016 conference who happened to be blind. We had an interesting conversation about getting around when you are visually impaired and he shared three apps he uses to navigate inside and outside buildings: overTHERE which uses a infrared technology developed more than 30 years ago to help with safer street crossing and recently adapted for mapping BlindSquare which can work with beacons to provide mapping inside buildings AllAccess which can access menus, logos, and QR codes Continue reading Navigation Apps for visually impaired