Digital creation · Digital innovation · Distance Learning · Video

#491 Virtual Reality on YouTube

Virtual Reality (VR) seems to be everywhere at the moment. Last week I spent an hour at a VR demo and to say I was blown away was an understatement. I took a trip to Mars, visited a battlefield and saw a Nigel deGrasse Tyson lecture brought to life all from the comfort of a… Continue reading #491 Virtual Reality on YouTube

Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Digital communication · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Digital participation · Distance Learning

#471 Zoom: Video conferencing

Zoom is an easy to use video conferencing tool that comes with an impressive basic plan (you can upgrade and their full pricing details are on the website): Unlimited number of meetings (one meeting at a time) No expiration date No time limit for 1-on-1 meetings 40 minute limit on meetings with 3-100 people I… Continue reading #471 Zoom: Video conferencing

Assessment · Blogging · Creative Commons · Digital collaboration · Digital communication · Digital creation · Digital innovation · Distance Learning · E-portfolios

#406 Medium [4/4]: Some more cool stuff you can do with Medium

Just before you think Medium is just another blogging platform, here are a few cool things that you can do in Medium that makes it an interesting platform to consider for your next teaching, learning and assessment project: Claps – instead of showing your appreciation for a post with a single like, you can ‘clap’… Continue reading #406 Medium [4/4]: Some more cool stuff you can do with Medium

Assessment · Blogging · Creative Commons · Curation · Digital collaboration · Digital communication · Digital creation · Digital innovation · Distance Learning · E-portfolios

#396 Medium [3/4]: Publish your story on Medium

In the previous post in this series on Medium (see #391 Medium [2/4]: Create your first story with Medium) we showed you how to create your first story. This short video shows you how to publish your first story. I like how you get to add a Creative Commons licence to your posts easily… Featured image: Photo… Continue reading #396 Medium [3/4]: Publish your story on Medium

Assessment · Blogging · Creative Commons · Curation · Digital collaboration · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Digital creation · Digital identity management · Digital innovation · Distance Learning · E-portfolios · Formative assessment

#391 Medium [2/4]: Create your first story with Medium

Medium is an online publishing platform that is a hybrid of blogging and paid for content (for an introduction please see #380 Medium [1/4]: The Medium is the message). This short video will show you how to create your first story on Medium: Featured image: Photo by Picsea on Unsplash

Digital creation · Distance Learning · ICT proficiency · Moodle · Moodle assignments · Rubric

#389 Moodle Rubrics Reporting Plugin

I thought I’d let you know about an awesome little plugin I have found for Moodle Rubrics.  A link to the plugin can be found here: https://moodle.org/plugins/report_componentgrades Not sure how to set up a rubric?  Don’t worry we have written some posts about them.  To find out more about rubrics click the link below: https://1minutecpd.wordpress.com/category/moodle/rubric/… Continue reading #389 Moodle Rubrics Reporting Plugin

Copyright · Data literacy · Digital research and scholarship · Distance Learning · Google Chrome · Information literacy · Searching Skills · Top tip

#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