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#405 iCloud Drive and Files: Portable, accessible cloud storage

If you have an iCloud account you can access files and folders from ANY internet enabled device – you don’t need an iPad, iPhone or Mac computer. Using an Internet browser you can access your iCloud account and then upload and download any files. This short video will show you how to access your account,… Continue reading #405 iCloud Drive and Files: Portable, accessible cloud storage

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#400 iCloud Website: Powerful and easy access to apps and files

Did you know that if you have an iPad, iPhone or Mac computer you can gain access to files, documents, photos and reminders from any computer – be it Mac or Windows? Going to the iCloud website, http://www.icloud.com and entering your Apple ID and password will give you secure access to lots of information that… Continue reading #400 iCloud Website: Powerful and easy access to apps and files

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#386 Unpaywall: Read research papers for free

I discovered Unpaywall in a session on open knowledge in HE. Unpaywall is a Google Chrome extension that allows you to skip the paywall on millions of peer-reviewed journal articles. It’s fast, free and legal. You will need Google Chrome to install the Unpaywall extension in your browser. The extension works by automatically looking for a copy in… Continue reading #386 Unpaywall: Read research papers for free

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#376 Hemingway Editor: Make your writing bold and clear

The Hemingway Editor is a nifty little web based app (there is also a desktop version too) that can help you or your students with any text-based assignment. You simply copy and paste a passage of text into the web page and the app gives you a score based on the readability of your passage.… Continue reading #376 Hemingway Editor: Make your writing bold and clear

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#337 Create a quiz with Google Forms [4/4]: Sharing your quiz with students

This is the last in our series on creating a quiz with Google Forms. In this post, we look at how to share your quiz with your students and how you can embed it into a web page. Featured image: “Sharing” by ryancr is licenced under CC BY-NC 2.0

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#333 Create a quiz with Google Forms [3/4]: Viewing the results

This is the third in our series on creating a quiz with Google Forms. In this post, we look at how you can view the results and download them to a Google sheet.

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#325 Create a quiz with Google Forms [2/4]: Exploring the different types of questions

This is the second in our series on creating a quiz with Google Forms. In this post, we look at the different type of quiz questions that you can create as well as the different elements you can insert into the quiz itself such as images, videos and section breaks.