We’ve all had to adapt to changes brought on by the pandemic. I was curious how the Chemistry department was able to to handle the move to online learning, especially when dealing with larger lab classes. I asked Senior Lab … Continue reading Building Online Chemistry: Interview with Lori Sonntag
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!
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
Astronomy Professor Eric Jensen has been collecting assignments electronically using Moodle, grading them on his iPad, and returning the documents to students in Moodle. He made a helpful screencast showing his paperless workflow, including all the details on each step … Continue reading Eric Jensen’s Electronic Grading Workflow
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
For the Spring 2020 semester, ITS has added “Google Assignments” to Moodle. Instructors can create a Google Assignment in their Moodle course and students can submit Google Docs, Sheets, and any other files directly without having to download as a … Continue reading Introducing Google Assignments in Moodle