You may have noticed that your Zoom sessions no longer have the words “Closed Captions” under the CC button. Instead, you will now see “Live Transcript”. This is because Zoom now provides the ability to provide transcripts of speech as … Continue reading Live transcription now available in Zoom
It can be awkward addressing a someone in your class when you don’t know how to properly say their name. In cooperation with the Dean’s Office, ITS has developed a system to allow students and professors to make an audio … Continue reading Avoiding awkwardness: student name pronunciations now available!
Moodle File Scan helps gauge conditions You may not be aware of a tool in moodle that you can use to quickly check the accessibility of pdf files in your Moodle course. The scan provides a report on each file … Continue reading A few quick tips to improve course resources
One major challenge of teaching during a pandemic is handling remote exams. There are a number of issues that arise, such as dealing with students in multiple time zones, technical glitches, academic integrity, and grading. We’ve compiled some resources that … Continue reading Exams in a Pandemic: Tips for Professors
Swarthmore ITS has just upgraded our MathType license to allow for easy equation creation by faculty and students using Microsoft Office, Google Docs, and Moodle. MathType is an interactive equation editor that makes it simple to insert mathematical notation into … Continue reading MathType now available for everyone everywhere: Google Docs, Microsoft Office, and Moodle
ITS recently held a workshop on “Online Assessment” to help prepare the campus for teaching remote. Here are some of the key points. Notes from the workshop Assignment Types in Moodle Moodle can help with assigning, organizing, collecting, and grading … Continue reading Tips for Online Assessment