ITS offers a wide range of services, some of which you might not know about. The following eight services are available to the campus community. To learn more, get in touch with your Academic Technologist. 1. Free 3D Printing and Laser Cutting Last week, ITS announced free 3D printing for the campus community. We have three 3D printers and a laser cutter in our new MakerSpace in Beardsley Hall. 2. Chromebooks Any member of the campus community can check out a Chromebook from Media Services for a short term loan. 3. Supercomputering Anyone at Swarthmore can access supercomputers through a partnership with the … Continue reading 8 Surprising Things Swarthmore ITS Offers
To inspire interest in design in support of personal creative, investigatory and entrepreneurial efforts of the campus community, ITS now offers 3D printing for individual projects without an academic sponsor or specific academic purpose, helping community members bring their creations to … Continue reading Open 3D Printing for the Campus Community
Google is rolling out a new User Interface for Calendar that you will be able to experience here on campus as of November 14th. So what does this mean for your Calendar? It means you are going to get a … Continue reading Google Calendar Gets A New Look!
What is delight? In an earlier post, I spent some time discussing the role of interest and active engagement in learning. In this post, I want to turn the … Continue reading Adding Delight to Your Work
For the past couple of years Swarthmore ITS has created a learning community with a small group of faculty called the Teaching with Tablets program. As part of the program we offer faculty a chance to use an iPad Pro … Continue reading Faculty Spotlight: Silvia Porello on Teaching and Learning with Microsoft Surface Pro
Last year, ITS purchased EvaluationKIT, a course evaluation software system. Designed from the start for higher education course evaluations, EvaluationKIT makes it easier to design, distribute, and generate reports for course evaluations. It is possible to: Keep track of response rates and email automatic reminders Restrict … Continue reading New Tools for Easier Course Evaluations