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#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

#ios · Apple · Browsers · Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Firefox · Google Chrome · ICT proficiency · Internet Explorer · iPad · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · MMU: ISS Themes · Mobile · OS X · Top tip · Windows

#405 iCloud Drive and Files: Portable, accessible cloud storage

If you have an iCloud account you can access files and folders from ANY internet enabled device – you don’t need an iPad, iPhone or Mac computer. Using an Internet browser you can access your iCloud account and then upload and download any files. This short video will show you how to access your account,… Continue reading #405 iCloud Drive and Files: Portable, accessible cloud storage

#ios · android · Browsers · Digital communication · Digital identity management · Firefox · Mobile

#403 Want fast, private mobile browsing? Try Firefox Focus

Fast, private mobile browsing?? What’s not to love? Do you want to control what the website you visit collects about your browsing? Well now you can with Firefox Focus. Available on iOS and Android using Firefox focus allows you to block ads, location trackers and browsing trackers built into the websites you visit. You can… Continue reading #403 Want fast, private mobile browsing? Try Firefox Focus

Digital collaboration · Digital communication · Digital creation · ICT proficiency · Images · Internet Explorer · Top tip · Working with Data

#401 Greenshot [1/3]: Free and open source tool for making screenshots on your PC or Mac

If you liked #1 Snip it! you are going to love Greenshot. Greenshot is like Snip it but has loads more features to create that perfect screenshot. Whether you are a PC or Mac user, Greenshot is completely free and open source. Some of the key features for Greenshot includes (taken from the Greenshot website): Quickly create… Continue reading #401 Greenshot [1/3]: Free and open source tool for making screenshots on your PC or Mac

#ios · Apple · Browsers · Classroom technologies · Classroom technology · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Digital creation, innovation and scholarship (creative production) · Firefox · Google Chrome · ICT proficiency · Internet Explorer · iPad · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · MMU: ISS Themes · Mobile · OS X · Top tip

#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

Assessment · Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Information literacy · Turnitin

#399 Team marking in Turnitin? Share a quickmark set with colleagues!

If you are marking as part of a team, you might find it useful to agree on a set of quickmarks that you will use across the marking to create consistency in your marking. Once you have created your quickmark set (see: #397 Create customised Quickmark Sets), you can download and share your set with… Continue reading #399 Team marking in Turnitin? Share a quickmark set with colleagues!

Data literacy · Digital collaboration · ICT proficiency · Timesavers · Top tip · Word

#398 No track changes in Word? No problem! Compare documents

Have you ever received a document with changes, where the person hasn’t used track changes? Felt like banging your head on the desk (like me the other day)? Well don’t despair! Word has a function where you can combine revisions from multiple authors into a single document. You will find this handy function under the… Continue reading #398 No track changes in Word? No problem! Compare documents