Our Academic Technology team just finished upgrading Swarthmore’s Moodle site to version 3.7 this summer. This update provides the college with the latest features and security updates. This version does not have major changes but does have some features that … Continue reading What’s New in Moodle for Fall 2019
Information Technology Services staff are in the office throughout the regular work day at Swarthmore and usually a bit beyond. And we love to talk with and help out members of the community with technology related questions. However you can … Continue reading Getting help when YOU need it!
As we approach the end of the semester, faculty are gearing up for exams. Instead of reading through a stack of blue books or trying to keep track of a bunch of emailed documents, it may be easier to set … Continue reading Setting up an Online Exam
Last year ITS developed and implemented the File Scan block in Moodle to help identify inaccessible PDF files. This year, we are working on improvements to the block that will allow instructors to automatically fix PDF files that are not … Continue reading Moodle Accessibility Improvements Coming
More faculty are using the Moodle gradebook to keep track of assignments, exams, and other assessments. Moodle is very configurable and can be adapted to almost any grading format. The user interface isn’t always intuitive, so here are four tips … Continue reading 4 Moodle Gradebook Tips
An increasing number of Swarthmore faculty are using online grading for assignments and exams. Since students create most of their work digitally, it makes sense to submit an assignment electronically and avoid the need to print a hard copy. ITS … Continue reading How to Grade Online Assignments and Exams