Artificial Intelligence · Assessment · Digital communication · Digital creation · Digital innovation

#705 Intrigued by the rise of AI? Have a play!

Open AI /Chat GPT has been in the news a lot recently, particularly with the implications that these enhanced chat bots could prove to be the death knell of the more traditional assessment methods. I’ve been playing with Chat GPT recently, it’s free to use and explore and gives you a sense of where the… Continue reading #705 Intrigued by the rise of AI? Have a play!

#iOS · Apple · Digital communication · Outlook · Top tip

#697 Accidently deleting emails in your Outlook app? Change the swipe commands!

If, like me, you frequently find yourself deleting emails when you simply want to mark them as unread, change your swipe commands! These quick steps show you how to change what swipe left and swipe right do in your Outlook email app. This video guide is for apple devices.

Digital communication

#689 It’s time to spin that wheel! Add some chance to your presentations

Menti have released a fun and innovated Spin the Wheel question type. You pop in your categories, spin the wheel and whatever it lands on is the winner. This is a fun way to explore revision topics, choices of activities or perhaps even who answers the question? Really easy to set up and use in… Continue reading #689 It’s time to spin that wheel! Add some chance to your presentations

Audience response system · Classroom technology · Digital communication

#681 Want to build anticipation? Add in a drumroll slide!

We are big fans of Menti here at 1minutecpd HQ and the lovely people there have recently released a whole host of new slide types. The first one I want to share with you is the Drum rolll, this fun slide allows you to quickly and easily add a little bit of anticipation to your… Continue reading #681 Want to build anticipation? Add in a drumroll slide!

Assessment · Digital communication · Digital creation · Digital research and scholarship

#669 Use Canva to create impactful infographics in a flash

Need to create an inforgaphic or a research poster and not sure where to start? Canva has a selection of free to use templates that you can edit and customise with your own data, to create great looking designs quickly and easily. There’s lots of things you can do with Canva, and the below gives… Continue reading #669 Use Canva to create impactful infographics in a flash

Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Digital participation · Teams

#665 How to quote a message in your reply during a Teams meeting

The chat in Teams meetings can move on quickly, and your reply may get lost as the chat moves on a pace. One way to help with this, is to use the reply function in Teams. This then adds a quote of the message you are replying to and helps prevent your message getting lost… Continue reading #665 How to quote a message in your reply during a Teams meeting

Communication / Collaboration · Creative Commons · Digital communication · Digital creation · Distance Learning · E-portfolios · Images · Video

#653 Create professional looking videos in minutes with Canva

Canva has a great video creation tool, with a whole heap of freely available templates for you to use. You can create professional looking videos in minutes , great for creating learning content or just to create more personalised video messages for your students. Canva.com is a great one to share with your students too,… Continue reading #653 Create professional looking videos in minutes with Canva