Images · Media literacy · PowerPoint · Uncategorized

#457 Giphy: Animate your images

In #357 we showed you how to add a gif to a PowerPoint, but what if the perfect gif doesn’t already exist? Don’t worry, in just a few simple steps you can animate an image, creating a gif to suit your needs! In this video we will take you through creating and exporting an image,… Continue reading #457 Giphy: Animate your images

Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Media literacy · Mobile · Timesavers · Top tip

#456 How to Group Video Call on WhatsApp

This is a top tip for anyone who uses WhatsApp. It’s now possible to have a group video call with up to four participants. This is great for friends or family but you could also use it to quickly and easily collaborate with colleagues or research students via your mobile phone. It’s really simple. All… Continue reading #456 How to Group Video Call on WhatsApp

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#455 Gurushots: The Photography Game [1/2]

Gurushots is an addictive photography game where you upload your photos in to themed challenges. Other people then vote for your photo – votes takes you through different levels of the challenge. With each challenge you participate in means that you receive points and prizes which leads you on to different ranks. It’s free and… Continue reading #455 Gurushots: The Photography Game [1/2]

Audience response system · Classroom technologies · Classroom technology · Formative assessment · Quiz tools · Uncategorized

#454 Socrative Analytics: Useful data to help you plan

In #65 we introduced you to Socrative, a free quiz tool that can be used in the classroom. One of the great features of Socrative is the information it gives you about the progress of your students. The data comes in different formats so there is bound to be something which can help you identify… Continue reading #454 Socrative Analytics: Useful data to help you plan

Timesavers · Top tip · Uncategorized · Word

#452 Snappier styles with new keyboard shortcuts

A few posts ago we showed you how easy it is to create a new style in a Word document. In this video we’ll show you how to make that style even easier to apply, by allocating it a new keyboard shortcut! Missed how to create your own styles, catch up now: #446 Define Styles in… Continue reading #452 Snappier styles with new keyboard shortcuts

Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Digital communication · Digital creation · Digital research and scholarship · Top tip · Writing

#451 Dropbox Paper

Paper is a product by Dropbox that can help you work collaboratively with your team. If you have a Dropbox account, you can use Paper for free. If I had to describe it to someone then I would say it’s like a web based Word document that you can quickly and easily embed rich media… Continue reading #451 Dropbox Paper