Curation · Data literacy · Digital research and scholarship · Information literacy · Working with Data · Writing

#472 Mendeley: store and organise your references [1/2]

Mendeley is a reference management tool that allows you to store and organise your sources. This video will show you some of the main features of the Mendeley desktop application before demonstrating how quick and easy it is to add and annotate a journal article. Featured image: CCO from Pixabay https://pixabay.com/en/books-door-entrance-culture-1655783/

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

Assessment · Communication / Collaboration · Data literacy · Digital collaboration · Digital communication · Digital creation · Digital identity management · Digital innovation · Digital participation · E-portfolios · Information literacy · Media literacy · Microsoft Office

#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

Assessment · Information literacy · Moodle · Moodle assignments · Moodle use, organisation and content

#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

Data literacy · ICT proficiency · Information literacy · Outlook · Timesavers · Top tip

#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

Assessment · Information literacy · Moodle assignments · Timesavers

#424 Return annotated feedback files in bulk to Moodle assignments

If you’re using Moodle assignments and want to annotate on student scripts, or return feedback files quickly to students, this is the easiest way to do it! Start by downloading the submitted files in bulk, you can then annotate and edit a copy of the student submission, or clear the contents completely if you just… Continue reading #424 Return annotated feedback files in bulk to Moodle assignments

Classroom technology · Curation · Data literacy · Information literacy

#412 Rebrandly to keep control over your trimmed URLS

Rebrandly is a link shortener with a difference! Shortened URLs can make unwieldy links much easier to share, especially in a live setting such as during a lecture. However, sometimes you want to change the destination of the shortened link. Perhaps you are linking through to different surveys at the end of each lecture, or… Continue reading #412 Rebrandly to keep control over your trimmed URLS

Assessment · Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Information literacy · Turnitin

#399 Team marking in Turnitin? Share a quickmark set with colleagues!

If you are marking as part of a team, you might find it useful to agree on a set of quickmarks that you will use across the marking to create consistency in your marking. Once you have created your quickmark set (see: #397 Create customised Quickmark Sets), you can download and share your set with… Continue reading #399 Team marking in Turnitin? Share a quickmark set with colleagues!

Assessment · Information literacy · Moodle · Turnitin

#397 Create customised Quickmark Sets

Quickmarks are a really fast way of putting comments onto a student submission. As the same mistakes tend to crop up multiple times and across multiple students, Quickmarks gives you a great way of building up your own library of comments to use over and again. In this video we explore how to create your… Continue reading #397 Create customised Quickmark Sets

Assessment · Data literacy · Information literacy · Moodle · Moodle assignments · Turnitin

#393 Marking in Moodle? Create custom tutor groups

Turnitin and Moodle assignment submission boxes can be an overwhelming place. If you have agreed to provide feedback to the students in your tutor groups then the best way to manage this is to use the custom group feature in Moodle. In this video we show you how to create your tutor groups in Moodle… Continue reading #393 Marking in Moodle? Create custom tutor groups