Students often enter The Sandbox looking for help on a particular assignment. It wasn’t until Finals Week that I noticed students coming in for general questions and study help; and even then, the number of students was sparse. This presents a particular puzzlement for our talented staff of tutors: there is a thin line between […]
For those of you who are on the old laptops, you may have noticed that the new laptops support some interesting features that mac users tend to boast about, such as using two fingers to scroll through web pages rather than using the bar to the right of your touch pad, or pinching your fingers […]
Lots of interesting stats from the Sandbox this semester. We ran this presentation last week at our open house. If you’re one of the 500+ people who swiped in during the semester, watch your email from me for a link to a survey. Please take a moment to tell us how we’re doing, and what […]
It’s the beginning of a new week – the last week of classes in 2011, woo! – and the CIS Sandbox has a new face. Introducing the the winning logo of the CIS Sandbox logo contest… We’d like to thank everyone who submitted logos to the contest as well as everyone who voted to make […]
Thanks to everyone who attended our open house. A map of student demos after the jump.
On November 30, 2011 we set the camera in the sandbox to capture an image every minute. I then was able to take all the images and compile them into creating a time lapse. the program I used to compile all the images is called PhotoLapse . After compiling the images i used Windows Movie […]
Did you know we have Windows now..?? Well this is not the touch optimized windows 8(we do have that too though!), its the actual window which has been missing in Smith 234. The Sandbox at Smith 234 went through a major overhaul over the summer, this window is the latest addition. Hit on Play button […]