Accessibility · ICT proficiency · Microsoft Office · Word · Writing

#517 Tired of typing? Try the dictation feature in O365

Sometimes it is easier to speak, rather than type what it is that we want to write. Now you can dictate directly in Word Online, without having to install anything. I have been using it for a few weeks now and it has been very good at recognising what I say, even with my northern… Continue reading #517 Tired of typing? Try the dictation feature in O365

Browsers · Curation · Digital creation, innovation and scholarship (creative production) · ICT proficiency · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · Recording your screen · Video

#513 Online video editing with WeVideo

WeVideo is a great online, cloud based, video editor. It has a number of different pricing plans, including a limited feature Free plan. It’s a great application that’s not browser or device dependent. This video shows you a very quick overview. Find out more information at www.wevideo.com Image is CC0  

Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Digital participation · ICT proficiency · Information, data and media literacy (critical use) · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · Media literacy · MMU: ISS Themes · Social Media

#478 AnswerGarden: Easy word clouds

AnswerGarden is a very simple tool that quickly and easily allows you to create an audience response wall online. Your audience can respond to questions and it generates a word cloud based on responses with the size of words increasing with the frequency the audience responds with that word. Really simple and easy to use… Continue reading #478 AnswerGarden: Easy word clouds

#iOS · Apple · Classroom Technologies · ICT proficiency · iPad · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · Mobile · Timesavers · Top tip

#475 Measure app for iOS12

In iOS 12 for iPhone and iPads there’s a great new app called Measure. It’s an AR (Augmented Reality) measuring app that’s so useful and handy. You can measure objects and get their sizes – no need to go looking for measuring tapes anymore! Image can be found here under a CC-BY-SA 3.0 licence

Data literacy · Digital communication · ICT proficiency · Word

#469 Merge & split table cells

Another “it’s only easy if you know it” tip for today. An academic asked me today how to do this and so it seems likely that this is something other people are also unsure how to merge and split cells in a table. This can really make your table much easier to read, and is… Continue reading #469 Merge & split table cells

Communication / Collaboration · Data literacy · ICT proficiency · Information literacy · Outlook · Timesavers · Top tip

#464 Create a Calendar Group in Outlook

Creating a calendar group in Outlook is a top time saving tip that I recently discovered through talking to a colleague. If you share a lot of calendars, you can organise them by group instead of having them listed alphabetically. This is great if you have a massive long list of shared calendars, but even… Continue reading #464 Create a Calendar Group in Outlook