Assessment · Blogging · Digital communication · Top tip · Writing

#599 Creating anchor links in Medium

If you use Medium, you might be interested to know that you can create anchor links on your posts, which creates a table of contents. It is really quick and easy to do…     If you don’t know what Medium is, check out our Medium posts to get you started. Image by VictorianLady from… Continue reading #599 Creating anchor links in Medium

Audience response system · Classroom technology · Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Digital learning and personal/ professional development (learning) · Digital participation · Distance Learning · Top tip

#598 Sli.do: Present with Sli.do using Google Slides

Sli.do is a favourite at 1minuteCPD HQ. We wrote about it way back in 2016. The interface has changed slightly, but the functionality is the same. One useful piece of functionality is the ability to present with Sli.do using Google Slides. You need to have an account with Sli.do (the basic account is free) and… Continue reading #598 Sli.do: Present with Sli.do using Google Slides

Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Digital participation · Top tip

#597 Using an Airtable form to capture and display student feedback

I have used an embedded Airtable form in a Rise course to get students to enter their definition of a concept before revealing what other students’ definitions are. The benefit of this is that students need to enter a definition before they can see what others have written. For those who haven’t heard of Airtable,… Continue reading #597 Using an Airtable form to capture and display student feedback

Digital wellbeing · Outlook · Top tip

#596 Colleagues booking meetings at inconvenient times? Set your working hours in Outlook

As more and more of us are now working remotely, either part time or full time, it’s more important than ever to keep your calendar up to date. If you are fed up of getting meeting requests outside of your working hours, update your calendar so it clearly shows people when you are working (we… Continue reading #596 Colleagues booking meetings at inconvenient times? Set your working hours in Outlook

Digital collaboration · Digital communication · Information literacy · Timesavers · Top tip

#593 Trello: Calendar view

I am a big fan of Trello. I use it to organise my projects using ‘boards’ and ‘cards’. One useful power-up that you can add to your boards is Calendar. This creates a new perspective to your board by taking the due dates for your cards and displaying them in a Calendar format so you… Continue reading #593 Trello: Calendar view

#1minuteCPD · Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Digital participation · Microsoft Office · Teams

#592 MS Teams: Opening a whiteboard

Do you want a whiteboard to use in a Teams meeting? This video will explain how you can set one up and use it to visualise your ideas. Featured image: CCO from Pixabay https://pixabay.com/illustrations/message-papers-post-its-4997649/

#1minuteCPD · Accessibility · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Microsoft Office · Teams · Windows

#591 MS Teams: Turn on closed captions in meetings

Microsoft Teams has a really useful feature that converts the spoken word in a live meeting into written words on the screen. Each person attending a meeting controls whether they see the closed captions, so it is useful to know how to turn them on. Watch the video to find out how! Featured image: CCO… Continue reading #591 MS Teams: Turn on closed captions in meetings

Copyright · Digital creation · Images · Timesavers · Top tip

#590 Create professional science figures with BioRender

BioRender allows you to create professional science figures in minutes using thousands of pre-made icons and templates from more than 30 fields of life sciences. You can sign up for free and you don’t need to do download any software. BioRender is free for educational use with some caveats. Here is a quick intro to… Continue reading #590 Create professional science figures with BioRender