Moodle Use, Spring 2012

SUMMARY Moodle is a traditional, open-source, course management system first available at Colby in 2008. It is popular with small liberal arts colleges, among others. About three-quarters of  the members of the Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges use Moodle.  It is one of several web platform options available to faculty at Colby. Around 45%-50% of all Spring...

Introduction to WordPress

Here are instructions for creating your own site: Log in to http://web.colby.edu using your Colby user name and id. You will see a screen–like the one pictured below, and should see your name displayed in the upper left. Next, choose “Dashboard” and you will see a link that says ” your name’s blog”  i.e.–  “Ellen’s Blog.”  —click...

Spotlight: Research cruise blog

A group of 27 scientists, led by Dr. William “Barney” Balch of Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, boarded the R/V Melville in Punta Arenas, Chile on January 11, 2011, and arrived 36 days later in Cape Town, South Africa after travelling a distance of 7650 miles (12,311 km) across the Atlantic Ocean. Scientists participating in...

Google Calendar Quick Start

(Need Info on Initiating Calendar Process – Unavailable at this time but will go here!) Importing Schedules from Oracle Exporting Your Oracle Calendar Data   Open your oracle calendar File > Export Data  Select “iCalendar File“ Click “Continue”     Under Export: Check Meetings, Day Events, Daily Notes Check Tasks if you use this feature...