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#439 Export your Sway

Following on from our previous Sway posts (see Sway), in today’s video we look at exporting Sway to PDF or Word documents. This, in conjunction for being able to create templates, makes Sway an excellent option for people looking for a portfolio or online CV tool for students. One of the most common questions we… Continue reading #439 Export your Sway

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#438 Vysor: To view your phone screen on a PC or Mac

Sometimes you want to demo something from your phone to a wider audience, maybe at a presentation or a demonstration. You may want to do it live or just to record something from your phone to put in a presentation. Vysor is a app in the chrome browser that allows you to do just that… Continue reading #438 Vysor: To view your phone screen on a PC or Mac

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#437 Template your Sway

Building on some of our earlier posts on Sway, Microsoft’s snazzy presentation tool, we are pleased to announce some very useful extra features. In this video we show how you can share a pre-populated Sway template with your students. If you work at Manchester Met, then you and your students all have access to Sway… Continue reading #437 Template your Sway

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#433 Recognising Fonts from Images

Ever been stuck wondering what a font is? Ever wanted to download a font that has been used in a design? Using your phone with Adobe Capture you can now snap a pic or load from your camera roll and Adobe analyses it and points you to Type Kit fonts that are the same or… Continue reading #433 Recognising Fonts from Images

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#429 Easy Moodle mark entry with the offline marking worksheet

If you have used a Moodle assignment, or have completed an offline assignment and want to return the marks online, the offline marking worksheet for Moodle assignments makes this quick and easy to do. You can even use it to return feedback comments to students! Featured imaged shared under a CCO licence from Pixabay

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#426 Search Folders in Outlook

I don’t file my emails in Outlook, instead I use Search Folders. A Search Folder is a virtual folder that provides a view of all email items that match specific search criteria. For example, I use a Search Folder for anyone I correspond with regularly (i.e. I can find that person’s emails without searching through my… Continue reading #426 Search Folders in Outlook

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#425 Markup: iOS Picture Annotation

There’s a great feature built in to the iOS Photos app called Markup. This allows you to annotate a picture using a variety of tools and colours directly without having to skip between apps. In this 1minutecpd video I’ll show you how easy it is to annotate a picture. It saves directly back to the… Continue reading #425 Markup: iOS Picture Annotation