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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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#382 H5P Documentation Tool [3/3]: Creating your document

Welcome to the final video in the series.  Learn how to create the fields for your document.  Watch the video below to find out more about it… For an overview on what H5P content is please see post number #172 Featured image: “What I Want Is Facts” by char booth (informational.com) licenced under CC BY-NC-ND 2.

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#380 Medium [1/4]: The Medium is the message

Medium is an online publishing platform that is a hybrid of blogging and paid for content. This short series will focus on the blogging element. Medium was created by one of Twitter’s co-founders as a way to publish writing longer than Twitter’s (then) 140-character maximum. You may think that you’ve seen Medium before (think Tumblr, Reddit,… Continue reading #380 Medium [1/4]: The Medium is the message

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#377 H5P Documentation Tool [2/3]: Adding the tool to Moodle

The Documentation Tool can be added to your Moodle area using the add a resource function, the tool is part of the H5P suite For an overview on what H5P content is please see post number #172 Featured image: “Document” by faunzy licenced under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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#372 H5P Documentation Tool [1/3]: What does the tool do?

The Documentation Tool is a great for any lecturer creating CPD courses online.  Watch the video below to find out more about it… For an overview on what H5P content is please see post number #172 Featured image: “Action Planning Board” by stella12 licenced under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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#365 Atom: A free text editor

This one is a late Christmas present from me to you! It may not be relevant to you all but I thought I would share this text editor software with you as it has been my lifesaver this year. Atom is a really and intuitive text editor that I have been using to create HTML… Continue reading #365 Atom: A free text editor

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#341 Hide a slide in PowerPoint

This is a crafty tip to organise your PowerPoint presentations without having to maintain two versions of the same file. There may be some slides that you don’t want to delete from your presentation (you may need them later) or you have a slide with answers to your questions that you don’t want to show… Continue reading #341 Hide a slide in PowerPoint

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#338 Vimeo [1/2]: Your online, video storage site

Vimeo is a little like YouTube, where you can upload, follow and search for different video content. Vimeo is a great way to store and share videos as you have complete control over the privacy of the videos you upload and can password protect your videos (shown in next post). In this post we explore… Continue reading #338 Vimeo [1/2]: Your online, video storage site

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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