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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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#390 iOS Control Centre – No sound and do not disturb settings

In recent times Apple have moved settings around and it’s not always obvious where to find them. We’ve recently experienced one of our academics having issues in getting the audio to play on a video, despite all of the obvious settings it ended up being another setting in the Control centre. Additionally you may want… Continue reading #390 iOS Control Centre – No sound and do not disturb settings

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#363 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [8/8]: Reports

In this last instalment of looking at OMBEA (an audience response system that integrates into PowerPoint) we look at generating student reports from activities they have participated in. Ensure that the file has been saved in OMBEA format and then you’ll be able to generate a number of different reports with just a few clicks.… Continue reading #363 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [8/8]: Reports

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#359 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [7/8]: Ranking activity

In this seventh instalment of looking at OMBEA we discover the ranking / priority activity. You might want to use this where you ask students to order something in preference. Take a look – it will only take a minute! Here’s a link to the first post of the OMBEA series – click here to… Continue reading #359 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [7/8]: Ranking activity

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#351 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [6/8]: Adding a leader board slide

OMBEA is an audience response tool that integrates into PowerPoint In this instalment we look at adding a leader board slide. This is ideal if you are asking a number of questions, perhaps as a competition style. You can show the top participant and customise how many participants you want to show. Don’t forget that… Continue reading #351 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [6/8]: Adding a leader board slide

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#347 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [5/8]: Comparing questions

In this fifth instalment of looking at OMBEA – an audience participation tool that integrates into PowerPoint, we look at how to compare the results of a question. You may poll a question, show the responses, then debate or provide some additional information. You can then repoll the question, review the responses and then show… Continue reading #347 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [5/8]: Comparing questions

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#346 Create a Wordcloud with your students using Mentimeter

We first introduced Mentimeter many posts ago and covered how to use it with a slide based question. In this video we show how Mentimeter can be used to create a slick looking word cloud with your students. This is really easy to set up and use and produces a great visual to share with… Continue reading #346 Create a Wordcloud with your students using Mentimeter