Tech Documentation

Archive for August, 2017

Mobile and AirPrint Printing in Library Labs (Pilot)

Posted August 30, 2017

This fall we will be making a few methods of mobile printing available in our library labs.  This is a pilot, meaning that it’s a new service we’re trying and not all the kinks may be worked out; if you have issues, you may be directed to try from a lab computer.  As with printing […]

Web Accessibility Guidelines

Posted August 29, 2017
Jie Cheng ‘16 with Assistant Professor Yan Kung in a science lab

Please contact Deb Alder, Access Services Director, (x7531) with questions or concerns about access to information on our website. Web Services and Access Services work together to assure that information on Bryn Mawr College web pages is as accessible as possible. Types of Content Audio and Video Headings Images Links Tables Text Titles Common Accessibility Concerns […]

Sharing Tegrity Recordings Outside of Moodle

Posted August 16, 2017

Tegrity is integrated with Moodle in order to make it easy for faculty to record classes, talks and instructional video and share it with students in their courses. However, you can also give anyone access to a Tegrity video by getting a anonymous public link to the video and sharing it with them. Anyone who has […]

Calendar in Moodle

Posted August 15, 2017
Screen shot of Moodle Calendar block

Did you know Moodle has a built-in calendar? Using the Calendar The Moodle Calendar block is always visible on your Dashboard. It may also be visible in particular courses if a Teacher in the course has added it. Orange highlights indicate dates with course-related events, such as deadlines for Moodle Assignments and Quizzes or Scheduler […]

What’s New in Moodle Gradebook 3.2

Posted August 14, 2017

As with changes to Moodle overall, the most visible changes in the Gradebook update involve attempts to streamline the interface. Click on the video below for a quick overview. If you use Moodle Gradebook to calculate grades, there is also a new default aggregation option called Natural weighting. Click on the video below for an […]

New Features/Changes in Moodle 3.2

Posted August 14, 2017

Over the summer, LITS upgraded Moodle from version 2.6 to 3.2. This new version brings exciting features, as well as a much more user-friendly and clean appearance. All of the Moodle documentation on this site has been updated to reflect these changes. See below for a quick video overview of the new interface and some […]

Assignments in Moodle (for Students)

Posted August 10, 2017
Screen Shot of Moodle

Faculty create Assignments in Moodle for a number of reasons: to place assignment due dates on the Moodle course calendar, to make a graded item for an assignment in the course Gradebook, and/or to receive electronic paper submissions. Viewing Assignment Details and Submitting Click on the title of course in your Dashboard to open it. Click on […]

Assignments in Moodle (for Teachers)

Posted August 9, 2017

Use a Moodle Assignment activity to: Receive electronic assignment submissions. You can set up an Activity to have students submit papers to you electronically. Moodle is more secure and private than e-mail, is available to all students, collects all files into a single place, and time-stamps submissions. In the new version of Moodle, you can […]

Off-Campus Access to Library Resources

Posted August 8, 2017

Current Bryn Mawr students, faculty, and staff can access subscription databases, e-books and online journals from off campus by logging into EZProxy with their College username and password. How EZProxy Works Log into EZProxy and navigate to library resources from the library’s website or Tripod. The URLs of the pages you access will contain proxy.brynmawr.edu. […]

Office 365 Apps Overview

Posted August 7, 2017

Office 365 is a broad suite of apps and services providing many features and environments in which to work.  Some of these apps are very familiar, others are new-to-us or are completely new offerings. Office 365 as an “evergreen” service, meaning features, functions, or look-and-feel may change gradually or at a moment’s notice. The goal is […]