The Makerspace at Swarthmore College has seen a rapid transformation since its establishment just a few years ago, when we began our journey in our smaller but still impressive Beardsley Hall location. Renovation plans for Whittier Hall have been ongoing … Continue reading Something to Be Thankful for: A New Makerspace!
This is the first post in a multi-post series. It is geared towards those with a little bit of development experience. I will update this post with links to the other posts as they are published. As I was glued … Continue reading Charting Bitcoin prices with React
At this point in the semester, your Moodle course may packed with content which can lead to “Moodle sprawl” — an endless scroll of PDF files and links. Here are a few ways to reduce the clutter. Put Files into … Continue reading Simplifying your Moodle course
Last spring we did a short blog series on student engagement and motivation while teaching remote. As part of the series, we interviewed Professor Beatriz Ramirez Canosa discussing how she uses Jamboard as a way to keep students motivated and engaged as well as … Continue reading Peer Interview Podcasts
The Academic Technology, Support Services and Accessibility teams in ITS have started to test a new, easy to use appointment and meeting scheduling tool called Calendly (https://calendly.com). The Financial Aid office and certain members of the faculty already have implemented … Continue reading Schedule appointments with Calendly
On Monday of this week Apple released a new version of the macOS operating system—macOS 12 Monterey. The new OS is generally compatible with Apple hardware made in 2015 and later, with a few exceptions.* Though ITS expects to test … Continue reading Fall 2021 ITS Recommendation for macOS