In this post, we will look at a simple way to add pronouns into Zoom. Many thanks to Tiffany Thompson, Associate Director of Gender and Sexuality Initiatives / Program Manager of Women’s Resource Center (WRC) for her email detailing this. … Continue reading How to Add Pronouns in Your Zoom Profile
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
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?
Many of you have used screen capturing tools such as Quicktime, Camtasia or Snagit to record instructional videos to share within your classes or to provide information to the Swarthmore community. However, you may find that you have inadvertently captured … Continue reading Blurring Objects and Text in Your Instructional Videos With Adobe Premiere
Because of the change to remote teaching and learning, many course assessments have to be modified. There are a variety of ways to assign and grade student work when working online. Exams ITS has a help page on administering Remote … Continue reading Remote Assessments of Student Learning
Many of us have noticed maps of Corona Virus (COVID-19) cases put out by organizations such as Johns Hopkins University (https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html), and major news organizations among others. These maps are powered by the fascinating tools of ArcGIS, produced by ESRI, … Continue reading ArcGIS Online