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#588 Flaticon: Over 3 million free icons!

Icons can be used in a range of different ways, from helping students to navigate your learning resources, to creating unity in your VLE’s with your colleagues. Flaticon provides you with free access to a huge range of different icons. If you are using the free licence, then you must add an attribution onto your… Continue reading #588 Flaticon: Over 3 million free icons!

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#584 Need Icons? Use PowerPoint!

Ever find yourself in need of a set of icons? Not sure your graphic design skills are up to the job? Fear not! PowerPoint can be used to create a range of simple icons, and the best bit is it’s super easy to do. These Icons can then be used to transform your Moodle Grid… Continue reading #584 Need Icons? Use PowerPoint!

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#439 Export your Sway

Following on from our previous Sway posts (see Sway), in today’s video we look at exporting Sway to PDF or Word documents. This, in conjunction for being able to create templates, makes Sway an excellent option for people looking for a portfolio or online CV tool for students. One of the most common questions we… Continue reading #439 Export your Sway

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

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#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

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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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#222 Getting started with WordPress [6/6]: Making your blog private or hidden

WordPress is a great, free to use, blogging tool. If you have not yet seen the other posts on WordPress, catch up now: 1minuteCPD WordPress tutorials. You might not want your blog to be public, or you might simply want to prevent it appearing in search results. In WordPress this is very easy to change.… Continue reading #222 Getting started with WordPress [6/6]: Making your blog private or hidden

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#218 Getting started with WordPress [5/6]: Setting up your widgets!

WordPress is a great, free to use, blogging tool. If you have not yet seen the other posts on WordPress, catch up now: 1miunteCPD WordPress tutorials. In this video we explore Widgets. Widgets give you a quick and easy way to customise the functionality on your blog, do you want a search box? Do you… Continue reading #218 Getting started with WordPress [5/6]: Setting up your widgets!

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#214 Getting started with WordPress [4/6]: Using categories and tags

WordPress is a great, free to use, blogging tool. If you have not yet seen the other posts on WordPress, catch up now: 1miunteCPD WordPress tutorials. Categories and tags are a really useful way to help you to organise your posts and to make your content easier to find. If you are using blogs with… Continue reading #214 Getting started with WordPress [4/6]: Using categories and tags