Beginning in Fall 2021, ITS will be providing two new services for faculty that will enable more effective online class discussions and easier grading of paper homework and exams. Ed Discussion Forums Ed (edstem.org) is an online discussion forum that … Continue reading New software for grading and online discussions coming for Fall 2021
Last week, Apple announced three new macOS-based hardware products and released a new version of the macOS operating system—macOS 11.0 Big Sur. The three new hardware products (the MacBook Air, the low-end MacBook Pro 13-inch, and the new Mac mini) … Continue reading macOS 11.0 Big Sur and New Apple Products
Swarthmore ITS has just upgraded our MathType license to allow for easy equation creation by faculty and students using Microsoft Office, Google Docs, and Moodle. MathType is an interactive equation editor that makes it simple to insert mathematical notation into … Continue reading MathType now available for everyone everywhere: Google Docs, Microsoft Office, and Moodle
Lots of folks have been looking for easy ways to create screen captures and quickly edit videos. Here’s a short list of software to help accomplish those tasks. Still Screen Capture and AnnotationGrab aka Screenshot – The name varies depending … Continue reading Screen Capture, Annotation & Video Slideshows Made Easy
As a result of the campus closure, which means that students do not have access to College provided computers, Adobe has provided temporary at-home access for all Swarthmore students until July 6, 2020. Follow the instructions detailed in this ITS Knowledge Base … Continue reading Adobe Creative Cloud access for remote students: EXTENDED DATE!
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