Adobe Creative Cloud access for remote students: EXTENDED DATE!

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!

Tips for reducing eye strain

Reading, monitors and eye care Our move to online consumption of academic material comes with many pros and cons. Recently, I’ve been contacted about how to deal with eye strain and headaches which seem to be related to online reading. What follows are a couple of quick tips that may help: increase your screen’s refresh rate – make it as high as you can. adjust the brightness and contrast levels if reading on the web, take advantage of “reader mode” – Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Apple Safari all include a reader mode. Chrome has an extension you can install … Continue reading Tips for reducing eye strain

A view of Clothier Hall across Parrish Beach with three Adirondack chairs visible, one of them being the "Big Chair" built by Jake Beckman '04

Resources For A Mostly-Remote Swarthmore

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

Students using iPad during group discussion

iPads and Mobile Teaching Technologies in the Classroom

Starting in spring 2017 and repeating spring 2019, students enrolled in Manga, Bande Dessinée, and the Graphic Novel: A Transnational Study of Graphic Fictions have been able to utilize a combination of mobile teaching technologies in their coursework for a … Continue reading iPads and Mobile Teaching Technologies in the Classroom