Google · Social Media · Virtual Reality

#536 Can’t take your students on a field trip? Bring the field trip to them

Google VR tours is a really easy and accessible way to bring a VR experience into your classroom. It utilises Google street view to help you to bring locations to life. There are a number of different templates you can explore to get a sense of what you can do with this interesting tool. In… Continue reading #536 Can’t take your students on a field trip? Bring the field trip to them

Digital identity management · Digital wellbeing · Virtual Reality

#529 Fancy VR? Don’t know where to start? Try AltSpaceVR

ALTSpaceVR is a great place to explore virtual reality – you don’t even need a headset (although it’s a better experience if you have one!). They have a whole host of events you can attend for free, and you can even use it to host your own private meetings! Check out this one minute introduction:… Continue reading #529 Fancy VR? Don’t know where to start? Try AltSpaceVR

Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Video · Video Libraries

#525 Need a co-editor on Kaltura? No problem!

At Manchester Met we have a branded Kaltura video site called MMUTube. This Kaltura site integrates into our Moodle area and staff will often use the integration tool to add videos to their unit areas in Moodle…if you want a colleague to be able to publish one of your videos, a quick and easy fix… Continue reading #525 Need a co-editor on Kaltura? No problem!

#5MinuteReflection · Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Digital identity management · Moodle

#5MinuteReflection 6: Fed up with student emails? Tips for alternative communications.

A common complaint we hear from our academic colleagues, is how to manage a never-ending tide of student emails. In this #5MinuteReflection we cover some tips to help move students away from emails and onto more efficient communication methods. What are our students saying? Every year at Manchester Met, the TEL team conducts a thematic… Continue reading #5MinuteReflection 6: Fed up with student emails? Tips for alternative communications.

Data literacy · Information literacy · Media literacy · Video · Working with Data · YouTube

#521 Video contains confidential information? Blur it out!

As we saw previously in post #511 Need anonymity? Blur those faces in YouTube! the YouTube editor has a great blurring tool – but it isn’t just for faces! If you have recorded a video that contains sensitive or confidential data, then you can highlight regions in the video to blur out. You don’t even… Continue reading #521 Video contains confidential information? Blur it out!

#5MinuteReflection · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability

#5MinuteReflection 5: Embedding digital literacy through your curriculum

“How do I embed digital literacy into my curriculum?” This is a question we are being asked more and more frequently and as such, I felt it would serve as a good topic for a #5MinuteReflection. In this post I’m going to cover some key things to consider when redesigning your curriculum to include more… Continue reading #5MinuteReflection 5: Embedding digital literacy through your curriculum

Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Digital creation · PowerPoint

#518 Export your Canva presentations to PowerPoint

We love Canva at 1minutecpd HQ and find it a really easy way to create eye catching presentations. Canva now has an export to PowerPoint function which makes it even more user friendly (and accessible!), take a look at the following video to find out how: Want to learn more about Canva? Have a look… Continue reading #518 Export your Canva presentations to PowerPoint