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

#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

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 · Data literacy · Digital communication · Formative assessment · Moodle · Moodle assignments

#388 Moodle: Online feedback for offline assessments

In this video we explore how you can use Moodle assignments to give feedback to students, even when they haven’t submitted online. This is a great tip for getting feedback to students who have submitted a portfolio, artistic piece or presentation. Featured Image “BA Architecture Degree Show 2017” by  Andrew Sides shared under CC BY-NC 2.0

Accessibility · Apple · Classroom technology · Digital communication · Top tip

#374 Use iOS to magnify your world!

The magnifier is a useful, but slightly hidden, accessibility feature in iOS. Once you have switched the magnifying tool on, you only need a triple click on the home button to launch it. One of the great things about this bit of tech, is that it doesn’t just magnify, but can be used to automatically… Continue reading #374 Use iOS to magnify your world!

Apple · Classroom technology · Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · ICT proficiency · iPad · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · MMU: ISS Themes · Timesavers · Top tip

#370 QRCode Scanning for iOS: Easy QR Code scanning

In iOS11 QR code scanning is built directly into the camera app – saving you the trouble of having to download another app. Not sure what QR codes are? Check out our earlier post:  #21 How to create your own QR codes This video shows how to ensure your apple device is ready to scan! Featured… Continue reading #370 QRCode Scanning for iOS: Easy QR Code scanning