Curation · Digital research and scholarship · Google Chrome · Top tip

#301 Instapaper [2/2]: More cool things you can do with Instapaper

There are lots of other cool things that you can do with Instapaper and this post will give you a whistle-stop tour. However, as mentioned in our introduction to Instagram, some of these features are only available in Premium. Featured image: “Things I Would Rather Read On Paper” by thoughtwax is licence CC BY-NC 2.0

Curation · Digital research and scholarship · Google Chrome · Top tip

#297 Instapaper [1/2]: An introduction

Instapaper is a simple tool for saving web pages to read later on your iPhone, iPad, Android, computer, or Kindle. You can easily save links for offline reading in a clear and readable format minus all the headers, adverts and footers. It also has some other cool features that we will explore in the next post… Continue reading #297 Instapaper [1/2]: An introduction

Communication / Collaboration · Curation · Digital collaboration · Moodle · Moodle use, organisation and content

#242 Create a collaborative glossary in Moodle

The glossary tool in Moodle is a great way to work with students on producing definitions for key terms used in your units. Entries can be linked into your Moodle area, so whenever the keyword is used, a definition can be quickly accessed by the students. The glossary tool has a range of different layouts… Continue reading #242 Create a collaborative glossary in Moodle

Base · Copyright · Core · Curation · Digital research and scholarship · Distance Learning · Searching Skills

#226 MorethanGoogle: Core and Base open-access research search engines

Thank you to JISC for introducing the #1minuteCPDers to these very useful search engines. Core and Base are both search engines that look exclusively at open access research, making them extremely useful. They are quite similar, but do have slightly different functions, which I cover in this brief introduction: Featured Image: “Research” by Leo Hidalgo  licenced… Continue reading #226 MorethanGoogle: Core and Base open-access research search engines

Classroom technology · Curation · Digital creation · Google Chrome

#190 Google My Maps [1/3]: Create customised Google maps

You can create customised Google maps for all sorts of reasons. You might want to use them to simply stop people getting lost, however, you can also add additional text, images and YouTube videos to the various markers. This makes the potential for Google maps as a tool for learning even greater. You can also… Continue reading #190 Google My Maps [1/3]: Create customised Google maps

Curation · Digital creation · Digital collaboration · Classroom technologies · Communication / Collaboration · Padlet · Distance Learning · Social Media

#185 Share or Export your Padlet

Now that you are up and running on Padlet (if not, catch up in 5 minutes on the rest of our Padlet series) this post will show you how you can share and export your Padlet wall. Sharing is easy. You can quickly disseminate your Padlet to an audience either via social media or by email. The export function… Continue reading #185 Share or Export your Padlet

Communication / Collaboration · Curation · Digital collaboration · Digital research and scholarship · Distance Learning · OneNote

#154 Introducing OneNote, your online notebook

If you are a Window’s user, you’ll find OneNote is a handy tool for keeping all your research notes, meeting minutes and to do lists handy. OneNote is like a big box folder, which contains file dividers and pages within it, but unlike a box folder, it’s really easy to share and collaborate on the… Continue reading #154 Introducing OneNote, your online notebook