#1minuteCPD · Browsers · Digital communication · Images · Mobile

#565 Vectr: Free drawing in your browser

Vectr is a simple yet powerful vector drawing app that you can use in your browser. It can be used for UI design as shown by Julian Ohayon. Alternatively, you can use it for simple sketches and layouts of ideas. This can be done quickly with no sign up necessary before you start. You can… Continue reading #565 Vectr: Free drawing in your browser

#1minuteCPD · Digital communication · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Digital participation · Skype for Business

#564 Skype for Business Webinars [2/5]: Sharing your screen

In #561 we looked at how you can share a presentation using Skype for Business, but sometimes you might want to share something else, such as a website. In this video we show how you can share your screen, which will allow you to share anything that you can open on your computer. Featured image:… Continue reading #564 Skype for Business Webinars [2/5]: Sharing your screen

Classroom technology · Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Media literacy · Video

#562 Video conference with Whereby.com

If you need a quick and free solution for small video conferencing sessions like personal tutoring then whereby.com might be for you. Its free to use for upto 4 participants. You can also personalise the URL so you can have addresses such as whereby.com/yourname Photo by Oleksandr Kurchev on Unsplash

#1minuteCPD · Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Distance Learning · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · MMU: ISS Themes

#561 Skype for Business Webinars [1/5] : Sharing a presentation

Skype for Business is an easy way to get up and running quickly when you need to deliver a webinar. At Manchester Met, everyone has account and already has it installed on their computer, so you could be setup with this in no time! In this series we look at the functions that it has… Continue reading #561 Skype for Business Webinars [1/5] : Sharing a presentation

#1minuteCPD · Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Digital learning and personal/ professional development (learning) · PowerPoint

#558 Practice your presentations with presenter coach

Do you have a presentation coming up and want to practice it? Presenter coach will allow you to do just that! It will listen to you talk through your presentation and make recommendations on how you can improve. Talk too fast? Say umm too many times? It will let you know so that you can… Continue reading #558 Practice your presentations with presenter coach

#1minuteCPD · Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · Microsoft Office · Office 365

#557 Get a collaborative whiteboard with O365

Do you need an online space where you can draw out your ideas or plans? Microsoft whiteboard, which is part of O365, might be just what you need! The whiteboard has a really simple interface so you won’t get distracted and you can share it by e-mail or with a weblink. It is super easy… Continue reading #557 Get a collaborative whiteboard with O365

Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Information literacy · Timesavers · Top tip · Working with Data

#556 Dropbox Transfer

If you’ve used a service like WeTransfer before, you will be pleased to know that Dropbox now offers a similar service to send files you don’t need to collaborate on. The benefits of this service compared to sharing a file on Dropbox includes: You can see how many times file has been viewed / downloaded… Continue reading #556 Dropbox Transfer

#1minuteCPD · Creative Commons · Digital communication · Digital creation · Images

#554 Free Photoshop editing with Photopea

Need Photoshop style editing but don’t have Creative Cloud. Plus you don’t have install rights on your PC or Mac. Photopea is an online picture editor with many of the photoshop functions and you can edit right in browser no need to make an account, download anything or sign up to anything. https://www.photopea.com/ Featured Photo… Continue reading #554 Free Photoshop editing with Photopea

Accessibility · Classroom Technologies · Classroom technology · Curation · Digital participation · Padlet · Top tip

#549 Create an interactive world map with Padlet

Padlet is a firm favourite at 1minuteCPD HQ. Padlet is constantly reinventing itself and introducing new features. I discovered the Map wall the other day when I was looking for a way for students on an open-access course to post where they’re from. It is really simple to create and use and I am sure… Continue reading #549 Create an interactive world map with Padlet