Browsers · Digital wellbeing · Top tip

#253 Noisli: Improve focus and increase productivity!

Do you work in a noisy open office like me? Do you find it sometimes impossible to concentrate? Well Noisli could be just the thing for you. Noisli is a website that helps you improve focus and increase productivity with background noise. You can mix different sounds to create your perfect environment depending on whether… Continue reading #253 Noisli: Improve focus and increase productivity!

Apple · Classroom technology · Digital identity and wellbeing (self-actualising) · Digital wellbeing · Distance Learning · Information, data and media literacy (critical use) · iPad · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · MMU: ISS Themes · Timesavers · Top tip

#243 Dragon Dictate: Voice recognition for productivity

Dragon Dictation is a great piece of software (app) for voice recognition. Just simply speak your email, letter or essay and Dragon will transcribe it for you with great accuracy. You can then export the text easily in to most applications. Give it a try! Featured image by Pixabay licenced under CC0

Digital creation · Digital wellbeing

#237 Never lose your work again! Access version histories in Dropbox!

If you are a Dropbox user, you can also easily access version histories of your document. This makes recovering documents extremely quick and easy. This was an absolute godsend to me when an assignment file corrupted the day before a deadline and I was able to roll back a version of my document. Every time… Continue reading #237 Never lose your work again! Access version histories in Dropbox!

Blogging · Classroom technology · Digital communication · Digital identity management · E-portfolios · Social Media

#202 Getting started with WordPress blogs [1/6]: Setting up an account

WordPress is a very easy (and free) to use blogging tool, in fact, our very own #1minuteCPD blog has been set up in WordPress, and we love it! Blogging is a great way to build on your reflective practice, encourage reflective practice in your students, build a community and share resources or even as an… Continue reading #202 Getting started with WordPress blogs [1/6]: Setting up an account

Data literacy · Digital identity management · Digital research and scholarship · Distance Learning · ICT proficiency · PowerPoint

#152 Remove all notes from your PowerPoint in one go!

There’s lots of different reasons why you might be using the notes feature in PowerPoint. It could be for reminders, extra information, or even a full script. Sometimes however, you do not want to share your notes when sharing your slides. In this #1minuteCPD video (suggested via an anonymous tip off through the Share your… Continue reading #152 Remove all notes from your PowerPoint in one go!

Digital creation · Digital creation, innovation and scholarship (creative production) · Digital identity and wellbeing (self-actualising) · Digital identity management · Distance Learning · E-portfolios · MyShowcase

#105 MyShowcase [8/8]: Review your progress using a framework

This is the final in our MyShowcase series of posts. If this is your first time here, it will take you less than 10 minutes to catch up! So now that you have tagged your content using a framework, you can use the reporting tool to provide a framework progress overview. This can help you gain a… Continue reading #105 MyShowcase [8/8]: Review your progress using a framework