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#391 Medium [2/4]: Create your first story with Medium

Medium is an online publishing platform that is a hybrid of blogging and paid for content (for an introduction please see #380 Medium [1/4]: The Medium is the message). This short video will show you how to create your first story on Medium: Featured image: Photo by Picsea on Unsplash Advertisements

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#390 iOS Control Centre – No sound and do not disturb settings

In recent times Apple have moved settings around and it’s not always obvious where to find them. We’ve recently experienced one of our academics having issues in getting the audio to play on a video, despite all of the obvious settings it ended up being another setting in the Control centre. Additionally you may want… Continue reading #390 iOS Control Centre – No sound and do not disturb settings

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#389 Moodle Rubrics Reporting Plugin

I thought I’d let you know about an awesome little plugin I have found for Moodle Rubrics.  A link to the plugin can be found here: Not sure how to set up a rubric?  Don’t worry we have written some posts about them.  To find out more about rubrics click the link below:… Continue reading #389 Moodle Rubrics Reporting Plugin

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#388 Moodle: Online feedback for offline assessments

In this video we explore how you can use Moodle assignments to give feedback to students, even when they haven’t submitted online. This is a great tip for getting feedback to students who have submitted a portfolio, artistic piece or presentation. Featured Image “BA Architecture Degree Show 2017” by  Andrew Sides shared under CC BY-NC 2.0

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#387 iOS Screen recording with audio

So a while back we posted that you could screen record directly on your iOS device and save the video to your camera roll. Wouldn’t it be cool to be able to voice over screen demos on iOS. Well you can…..long pressing the tile flips up its controls and you can enable audio recording. Photo… Continue reading #387 iOS Screen recording with audio

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#386 Unpaywall: Read research papers for free

I discovered Unpaywall in a session on open knowledge in HE. Unpaywall is a Google Chrome extension that allows you to skip the paywall on millions of peer-reviewed journal articles. It’s fast, free and legal. You will need Google Chrome to install the Unpaywall extension in your browser. The extension works by automatically looking for a copy in… Continue reading #386 Unpaywall: Read research papers for free

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#385 Amending iOS Location & Data Settings

Sometimes eagerness takes over and we can mistakenly accept or decline settings. If your iPhone or iPad apps are asking for location settings or mobile data then this one is for you. In this video we’ll take you through how to enable (or disable) location settings and mobile data. Image courtesy of Pixabay CC0