#1minuteCPD · Media literacy · mmutube · Recording your screen · Video

#577 Kaltura: Recording computer sounds

When you are recording your screen, there are times when you might also want to record the computer sounds. For example, you might want to incorporate a video in your screencast, or perhaps you are recording a Skype for Business conversation. By adjusting the settings slightly you can do just that. Watch the video to… Continue reading #577 Kaltura: Recording computer sounds

#1minuteCPD · Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Skype for Business

#576 Skype for Business Webinars [5/5]: Adding a Poll

Do you want to make your Skype for Business session more interactive? Adding a poll is a great way to do this. Watch the video to find out how: Featured image: CCO from Pixabay https://pixabay.com/illustrations/feedback-satisfaction-employee-3240007/

#1minuteCPD · Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Digital communication · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Skype for Business

#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

#1minuteCPD · Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Digital communication · Digital creation · Digital participation

#572 Discord [1/3]: Setting up a community space

Discord is a platform originally aimed at gamers. It combines lots of features of Skype, Slack, Microsoft Teams with no cost. You have access to a web app, a desktop app and mobile apps so can access a community from any device. It combines the features of a chat lobby, #channels, a message board and… Continue reading #572 Discord [1/3]: Setting up a community space

#1minuteCPD · Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Distance Learning · Microsoft Office · Skype for Business

#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

#1minuteCPD · Browsers · Digital communication · Images · Mobile

#565 Vectr: Free drawing in your browser

Vectr is a simple yet powerful vector drawing app that you can use in your browser. It can be used for UI design as shown by Julian Ohayon. Alternatively, you can use it for simple sketches and layouts of ideas. This can be done quickly with no sign up necessary before you start. You can… Continue reading #565 Vectr: Free drawing in your browser

#1minuteCPD · Digital communication · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Digital participation · Skype for Business

#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

#1minuteCPD · Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Distance Learning · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · MMU: ISS Themes

#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

#1minuteCPD · Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Digital learning and personal/ professional development (learning) · PowerPoint

#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