ITS will be upgrading Moodle on Monday July 10, 2023 and the system will be unavailable for part of the day. As part of the update, there are some previously unannounced new features available: Ability to duplicate sections/topics/weeks: useful if … Continue reading Moodle Upgrade on Monday July 10, 2023
On Monday, July 10, 2023, ITS will upgrade Moodle to the sleek and improved version 4. This new version promises to enhance site navigation and introduce some handy new features. While most content will remain familiar, you’ll notice a refreshing … Continue reading Navigating the New Moodle: A Look at the Upcoming July 2023 Upgrade
January 13, 2020 Sometimes folks wonder about how we do things here in ITS. For example, how do we keep track of the hundreds of calls that come into the Help Desk daily and then get them to the right … Continue reading Behind the scenes in ITS: New call tracking system!
Welcome or welcome back, all! In July, we detailed the change from Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning that all higher education institutions have made or will be … Continue reading Little Change, Large Bird, Larger Tantrum: “The Red Swan”
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
For much of this spring semester ITS staff have been chasing down several issues causing network instability. One of the causes was failing fiber optic cable which has been located and replaced. We also identified a bug in the network operating system running on some of our core network switches. We have been working with Juniper engineers (Juniper is the company that manufactures our networking equipment) for several weeks to identify and fix the problem. This may sound like a lot of time but this is a complicated issue and had to be escalated through Juniper technical support. Last Friday … Continue reading Status Report on Friday’s Campus Network Outage