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Changes by ITS for Fall Term, 2021

Welcome, friends.  We wanted to acknowledge the various ways our lives have been changed by COVID-19, and to share the ways ITS has changed in order to best meet the changing needs of our campus community.   We want to acknowledge … Continue reading Changes by ITS for Fall Term, 2021

ITS Seeks Summer Associates

The ITS Help Desk is now looking for associates to hire for summer 2014. We are looking for people who enjoy working with technology, learning about technology, and helping others solve problems.  Are you that person, and do you have good inter-personal skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills? If so, apply today! I want to be an IT Summer Associate You will develop skills that are highly valued in the job market, work in a fun, active, and supportive team environment, and contribute your ideas on improving IT services at the College. We are accepting applications through March … Continue reading ITS Seeks Summer Associates

Lynda.com: a great new technical training resource

Starting immediately, I.T.S. is providing all students, faculty, and staff with access to lynda.com, an online subscription library that teaches the latest software skills through high-quality instructional videos. Lynda.com maintains a very large and up-to-date library of courses taught by prominent technologists and designers. New titles are added every week. To try out the videos, visit http://lynda.swarthmore.edu or find the link under the “More” menu on the Dash toolbar. Lynda is tied into our single sign-on system, so you can log in with your College username and password. You can watch the videos 24/7, from anywhere that you have network access. You … Continue reading Lynda.com: a great new technical training resource

Moodle Tab Added to Campus Dash

ITS has just added a Moodle tab to the Dash. Because Moodle uses your network username and password, logging in to the Dash will automatically log you in to Moodle without having to retype your password.  Soon additional services such as SwatFiles and SwatMail will be added to the tabs, allowing easy access to frequently used web sites without typing the same credentials over and over. Moodle is our new learning management system that will replace Blackboard over the course of the next two years.  For Fall 2010, we have 15 courses hosted in Moodle with about 100 users logging … Continue reading Moodle Tab Added to Campus Dash