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#573 Skype for Business Webinars [4/5]: Adding a Q & A

Keeping track of questions and making sure they are all answered can be tricky when using the chat box. Skype for Business has a handy Q & A function which will organise the questions for you. It even allows you to filter to see just the unanswered questions. Watch the video to find out more:… Continue reading #573 Skype for Business Webinars [4/5]: Adding a Q & A

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#571 Skype for Business Webinars [3/5]: Using a Collaborative Whiteboard

If you are facilitating a webinar, being able to write on the screen can be really useful. The whiteboard function in Skype for Business allows you to do just that! Perhaps you want to work through a maths problem or annotate a diagram. You can easily save the image you produce too. This video will… Continue reading #571 Skype for Business Webinars [3/5]: Using a Collaborative Whiteboard

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#564 Skype for Business Webinars [2/5]: Sharing your screen

In #561 we looked at how you can share a presentation using Skype for Business, but sometimes you might want to share something else, such as a website. In this video we show how you can share your screen, which will allow you to share anything that you can open on your computer. Featured image:… Continue reading #564 Skype for Business Webinars [2/5]: Sharing your screen

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#561 Skype for Business Webinars [1/5] : Sharing a presentation

Skype for Business is an easy way to get up and running quickly when you need to deliver a webinar. At Manchester Met, everyone has account and already has it installed on their computer, so you could be setup with this in no time! In this series we look at the functions that it has… Continue reading #561 Skype for Business Webinars [1/5] : Sharing a presentation

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#558 Practice your presentations with presenter coach

Do you have a presentation coming up and want to practice it? Presenter coach will allow you to do just that! It will listen to you talk through your presentation and make recommendations on how you can improve. Talk too fast? Say umm too many times? It will let you know so that you can… Continue reading #558 Practice your presentations with presenter coach

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#557 Get a collaborative whiteboard with O365

Do you need an online space where you can draw out your ideas or plans? Microsoft whiteboard, which is part of O365, might be just what you need! The whiteboard has a really simple interface so you won’t get distracted and you can share it by e-mail or with a weblink. It is super easy… Continue reading #557 Get a collaborative whiteboard with O365

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#552 Canva: Quickly add Pixabay images to your project

In #444 we introduced you to Canva, which allows you to quickly and easily create beautiful designs. Adding images to your designs is a really effective way to make them stand out. Pixabay is my favourite place to obtain free images that don’t have copyright issues. You can now search for Pixabay images directly within… Continue reading #552 Canva: Quickly add Pixabay images to your project