We’ve spent the past few years building software to help make teaching large courses easy, both online and in-person.
Today, tens of thousands of professors and TAs use Campuswire to teach hundreds of thousands of students each year.
The last several months have been marked by seismic changes in the way college classes are delivered. We’ve spent them listening to professor and TA feedback to build new features and ship frequent updates that we think make Campuswire the most powerful teaching and learning tool in the world for both remote and traditional college classes.
But the landscape of higher education…
Here at Campuswire, we’re all recent students & TAs, so we all experienced some frustrations with the communication tools available to us in our classes — we knew that students (and professors) deserved something better. So we designed Campuswire to address many of the specific frustrations we experienced with platforms like Piazza and others.
So, what does Campuswire do differently than Piazza?
Simply put, Campuswire and Piazza are on different levels as teaching and learning tools.
Campuswire includes a modern discussion forum, Slack-style chatrooms, direct messages, a student response system, a lecture presentation tool, and a video chat tool for…
Welcome back to Campuswire Featured, where we’ll be sharing success stories, best practices, and testimonials from our professors, TAs, and student users. Earlier this month, we spoke with Cornell University Professor Peter Rich and his Statistics TA, Pamela Meyerhofer, about their experience using Campuswire.
This week, we sat down with two instructors at the University of Pennsylvania: Dr. Hilary Gerstein in the Department of Psychology, and Dr. Naz Dikecligil, in the School of Medicine’s Department of Neurology.
Hi there — welcome to Campuswire! We’re here to help you get started with LaTeX on Campuswire — follow the steps in this piece to get up and running.
First things first… What is LaTeX?
LaTeX is a typesetting system that allows Campuswire users to conveniently type all the symbols and functions they’ll need to correctly format mathematical expressions (no more handwritten formulas or unreadable equations in emails).
In Campuswire, you’ll be using LaTeX “Math Mode.” This mode allows you to format equations and symbols that cannot otherwise be represented with the basic keyboard. …
It’s a rare evening in lower Manhattan that I’m the last one in the Campuswire office. Ours is a small company, but I’m seldom the last to head home; our engineers labor over their code late into the night and our founder stays until two or three in the morning.
But last Thursday night I lingered as the office emptied and the sun set. Out the window to my right was a perfect view of the Freedom Tower and the Hudson, so I resisted pulling the shades down even as the sun heated the room and the glare stung my…
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