Digital creation · Digital creation, innovation and scholarship (creative production) · ICT proficiency · Media literacy · Timesavers

#368 iLovePDF: Making things Smaller

  Ever need to quickly and easily squash a pdf? Then you realise you have Adobe Reader on your machine and not Acrobat…No sweat. iLovePDF has all the tools you need in one place on the web…accessible anywhere. And…..its free. Squash away……   Photo released without a need for license  by Joseph Albanese on Unsplash unsplash-logoJoseph Albanese Advertisements

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#367 … and we’re back, but not quite as you know us!

Welcome to 2018 and another year of 1minuteCPD! What are your new year’s resolutions? If it’s to improve your digital literacy and get more tech into your teaching, stick with us. Our aspirations are slightly different this time around, so instead of a daily tip,  we are aiming to round off our posts to a… Continue reading #367 … and we’re back, but not quite as you know us!

JISC: 6 elements of digital capability

#366 Congratulations! 6 hours and 6 minutes of CPD…

“It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure.” Ernie Harwell So as we come to the end of our 1minuteCPD journey, we’d like to say an enormous THANK YOU to all who have been involved in our 1minuteCPD community. If you’ve… Continue reading #366 Congratulations! 6 hours and 6 minutes of CPD…

Digital creation · Digital innovation · Distance Learning · Top tip

#365 Atom: A free text editor

This one is a late Christmas present from me to you! It may not be relevant to you all but I thought I would share this text editor software with you as it has been my lifesaver this year. Atom is a really and intuitive text editor that I have been using to create HTML… Continue reading #365 Atom: A free text editor

Classroom technology · Digital creation · Media literacy · Microsoft Office · PowerPoint · Timesavers · Working with Data

#364 Sway [8/8]: Create outline from Sway or Powerpoint

This is the final post in our Sway series. Do you like Sway so far? Why not leave a comment below? In this video we look at generating an outline in Sway either from a PowerPoint file or by adding a topic and letting Sway generate an outline for us.  Once Sway creates the outline we… Continue reading #364 Sway [8/8]: Create outline from Sway or Powerpoint

Assessment · Assessment · Audience response system · Classroom technologies · Classroom technology · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Digital participation · Formative assessment · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · Microsoft Office · MMU: ISS Themes · PowerPoint · Quiz tools

#363 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [8/8]: Reports

In this last instalment of looking at OMBEA (an audience response system that integrates into PowerPoint) we look at generating student reports from activities they have participated in. Ensure that the file has been saved in OMBEA format and then you’ll be able to generate a number of different reports with just a few clicks.… Continue reading #363 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [8/8]: Reports

Digital research and scholarship · ICT proficiency · Word

#362 Cutting sections from Word? Spike them instead!

The spike feature is a little known function in Word, but enables you to keep all your cut items together (on an imaginary spike!) and then to be able to paste them all in one place. This is useful for when you are editing a document and want to do all your cutting at once,… Continue reading #362 Cutting sections from Word? Spike them instead!