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
Did you know that Windows 10 offer tools to greatly enhance your development workflow? Since the release of Windows Subsystem for Linux, development on Windows has never been easier. Windows Subsystem For Linux (WSL) With WSL, you can run a … Continue reading Using Windows for web development?
DataCamp continues to be an online, hands-on, practical training resource, that faculty can take advantage of to learn how to use the open source statistical environment of R, as well as how to code in Python and forge beautiful data … Continue reading What’s new with DataCamp
Liberal arts colleges are under increased scrutiny of their institutional approach for ensuring accessibility of web and other digital communication methods. While the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) have issued guidance regarding institutional obligations for ensuring access for students with disabilities, colleges still struggle with how to best address such obligations within the context of policy, procedure, and implementation. The challenge of accessibility is systemic in nature and requires an organizational approach. Being reactive to DOJ and OCR investigations can be resource-intensive and may not always promote the most sustainable solutions. … Continue reading Early steps to building a CLAC accessibility community
Building interactive VR objects and environments for course materials or as course assignments has gotten much easier with the development of web frameworks such as A-Frame. This framework leverages WebVR and WebGL APIs using a markup language that should be … Continue reading A-Frame, the WebVR framework for creating 3D visualizations
Learning Together On June 6th & 7th group of ten faculty, five staff and five student research assistants all participated together in a two-day workshop on “R.” R is an open source integrated suite of software facilities for data manipulation, calculation … Continue reading R, R Studio and DataCamp