#5MinuteReflection · Digital collaboration · Digital communication · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Digital creation, innovation and scholarship (creative production) · Digital learning and personal/ professional development (learning) · Digital participation · ICT proficiency · Information, data and media literacy (critical use) · Moodle · Office 365

#5MinuteReflection 7: Escape rooms for professional development

Last week some of the @1minuteCPD Colin, Kate and I delivered an immersive escape room style professional development workshop as part of the Manchester Metropolitan University’s Festival of Learning. It aimed to enable participants to experience using the technology we advocate, as they would be used by students. Participants worked in small teams to complete… Continue reading #5MinuteReflection 7: Escape rooms for professional development

Apple · Classroom Technologies · Digital learning and personal/ professional development (learning) · Distance Learning · Information, data and media literacy (critical use) · iPad · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · Media literacy · Timesavers · Top tip

#271 Tiny Scanner: A scanning app for iOS and Android

Tiny Scanner is a free app for iOS and Android that allows you to scan documents, photos, receipts and more. The basic version is limited but you can still email the document to yourself. It’s quick and easy and amendments can be made easily. Featured image: Mimeograph by Queensland via wikimedia commons CC BY 3.0

Data literacy · Digital learning and personal/ professional development (learning) · Distance Learning · Social Media · Timesavers · Top tip · YouTube

#269 Filtering your YouTube search results

Did you know that you can filter your YouTube video search results? I didn’t until the other day! It is an excellent method to make your search more relevant and targeted – search by duration, date uploaded, views, ratings etc. Here is how you use the filter function… Feature image: “filtered” by timlewisnm is licenced under CC BY-SA… Continue reading #269 Filtering your YouTube search results

Digital learning and personal/ professional development (learning) · ICT proficiency · OneNote · Timesavers · Top tip

#261 OneNote: Tagging your notes

As you know, OneNote is a firm favourite at #1minuteCPD HQ. In this post, we look at how you can tag your notes across Pages, Sections and Notebooks and then how to use the ‘Find Tags’ function to search through your notebooks. Watch this 1 minute video to show you how… Featured image: ‘Tags‘ by soycamo… Continue reading #261 OneNote: Tagging your notes

Apple · Classroom Technologies · Classroom technology · Digital learning and personal/ professional development (learning) · ICT proficiency · iPad · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · MMU: ISS Themes · Timesavers · Top tip

#255 Hey Siri: iPhone and iPad Shortcuts

If you have an iPhone and/or iPad then you should be making use of Siri – the built-in personal assistant who can assist you in lots of different ways (or provide some entertainment). Activate Siri by keeping your finger on the home key then speaking a command or on new models you may be able… Continue reading #255 Hey Siri: iPhone and iPad Shortcuts

Assessment · Assessment · Digital learning and personal/ professional development (learning) · Formative assessment · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · MMU: ISS Themes · Moodle · Quiz tools

#223 Moodle Question Types [3/3]: Image drop zone

This new question type allows you to define an area on an image and allow users to drag text to the relevant area.  Multiple drop zones can be set up. Featured image “quiz” by kev_hickey_uk via flickr is licenced under CC BY 2.0  

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#219 Moodle Question Types [2/3]: Drag text to image

We continue to look at a number of new Question types in Moodle. In this short video we show you how to create an image that has 3 draggable text items that should be matched to 1 text drop zone. It’s possible to have multiple text drop zones to make the question more complex. Featured image:… Continue reading #219 Moodle Question Types [2/3]: Drag text to image