#1minuteCPD · Accessibility · AI Technology · Communication / Collaboration · Digital creation · Digital creation, innovation and scholarship (creative production) · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · MMU: ISS Themes · Recording your screen · Top tip · Video · Windows

#728 Microsoft Clip Champ: Text to Speech

The free* Microsoft Clip Champ video editor has some fantastic features, including the Text to Speech facility. In this video, we’ll demonstrate this and also show you how to add it to your videos.

Communication / Collaboration · Digital creation · PowerPoint

#727 Updated! How to save a Canva presentation to PowerPoint

We love Canva here! And find their presentation templates to be really helpful for creating great looking decks, however sometimes you need to put things into PowerPoint so you can present offline or want to use the presentaion tools in Teams. Luckily for us Canva include an option to download to PowerPoint which creates a… Continue reading #727 Updated! How to save a Canva presentation to PowerPoint

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#726 Scribe: Create a step-by-step guide instantly

Scribe is a new AI tool that allows you to record your actions and then transcribe them click by click into a step-by-step guide that you can share with colleagues or students. It even takes screenshots as you go along. The only downside is that the desktop version that would record your screen is on… Continue reading #726 Scribe: Create a step-by-step guide instantly

#1minuteCPD · Accessibility · Communication / Collaboration · Digital creation · Digital creation, innovation and scholarship (creative production) · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · MMU: ISS Themes · Top tip · Video · Windows

#724 Clip Champ: How to add and edit captions

Continuing with Clip Champ (we’ll be experts soon!) Adding captions is easy and has the added benefit that it is actually embedded within the video (eg not reliant on the browser or platform that you use). We’ll show you how to add and edit captions – we even throw in a bit of text-to-speech too… Continue reading #724 Clip Champ: How to add and edit captions

Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Teams

#723 How to set a status duration in Teams

When you need to concentrate, Teams can prove to be a distraction. You can help to manage that by either setting your status to Do Not Disturb or Appear Offline, the only trouble is remembering to reset it when you are done! This handy tip shows you how to set a duration to your temporary… Continue reading #723 How to set a status duration in Teams

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#720 AIPRM: The ultimate timesaver for ChatGPT

If like me you sometimes struggle to think of the right prompts for ChatGPT, then AIPRM could be the solution for you. AIPRM helps you get the most out of the tool with over a thousand 1-click prompts to help increase your productivity. You can install the ChatGPT add-on using your Google account and it… Continue reading #720 AIPRM: The ultimate timesaver for ChatGPT

Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Digital participation · ICT proficiency · Teams

#719 Teams chat notifications causing a distraction? Mute them!

In-call notifications for chat messages can quickly become an annoying distraction, particularly in large meetings with a busy back channel. To stop these annoying pop-ups you can quickly and easily mute the chat. In the video below we show how to do this from within the Teams call and how to do it from the… Continue reading #719 Teams chat notifications causing a distraction? Mute them!