Classroom technology · Digital creation · Media literacy · Microsoft Office · PowerPoint · Timesavers · Working with Data

#364 Sway [8/8]: Create outline from Sway or Powerpoint

This is the final post in our Sway series. Do you like Sway so far? Why not leave a comment below? In this video we look at generating an outline in Sway either from a PowerPoint file or by adding a topic and letting Sway generate an outline for us.  Once Sway creates the outline we… Continue reading #364 Sway [8/8]: Create outline from Sway or Powerpoint

Classroom technology · Digital creation · Media literacy · Working with Data

#358 Sway [7/8]: Remix and Re-style

This video is the 7th in our Sway series and demonstrates how you can edit your Sway’s layout and style. You can adjust the look and feel and adapt the font. You can hit the magic button and trust in a sway “Mix” or adapt that if you’re not happy with the result. This video… Continue reading #358 Sway [7/8]: Remix and Re-style

Classroom technology · Digital creation · Media literacy · Working with Data

#356 Sway [6/8]: Adding image groups

This video is the 6th in our Sway series and demonstrates how you can set up slideshows or video galleries. Sway allows you easily to group content together and present it in a gallery. With just a few clicks you can have an image gallery in grid, deck or sweep style and have it on… Continue reading #356 Sway [6/8]: Adding image groups

Media literacy · Social Media · YouTube

#352 TubeChop: Embed a segment of a YouTube video

How useful is the YouTube feature that allows you to get a linked video to play from a certain point? How frustrating is it that you can’t so that with an embedded video? Well TubeChop allows you to select a segment and generate embed code just for the bit you want. Featured image: “Cleaver” by… Continue reading #352 TubeChop: Embed a segment of a YouTube video

Data literacy · Digital research and scholarship · Excel · Timesavers · Working with Data

#350 Use SumIF in Excel to add conditions to your additions!

As we’re seen in previous posts on Excel, Excel is full of nifty little tricks to help make our lives much easier. In this post we take a look at the SumIF function. This function enables you to set conditions on what you want to add together. These conditions can come from another cell, for… Continue reading #350 Use SumIF in Excel to add conditions to your additions!

Digital creation · Media literacy · Working with Data

#348 Sway [5/8]: Adding text cards

This is the fifth post in our Sway series. Do you like Sway so far? Why not leave a comment below? In this video we look at adding and formatting text cards in Sway.  The text editor in Sway is very straightforward and requires little customisation. For the less confident, if you can format a Word… Continue reading #348 Sway [5/8]: Adding text cards

Information literacy · Word

#345 Get rid of the white space between your pages in Word!

Sometimes I find it really annoying when I’m editing and reviewing a document to see the white space between the pages as it just takes up valuable screen space. Using this quick tip you can quickly toggle between both as and when you need to. Featured image: “Light Space” by Sky Noir is licenced under CC… Continue reading #345 Get rid of the white space between your pages in Word!