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

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

#476 Mendeley: quickly add citations to your work [2/2]

In #472 we introduced to Mendeley, a reference management tool. In this video, we will show you how to add in-text citations and a reference list to your work. Featured image: CCO from Pixabay https://pixabay.com/en/pencil-notes-chewed-paper-ball-1891732/

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/

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

#ios · android · Images · Media literacy · Mobile

#463 Patterns and Colours with Adobe Capture

Do you need to create colours and patterns for use in documents or designs. Sometimes you need to create colours that match with imagery and make patterns that can repeat. Adobe capture allows you to do this quickly using the feed from your smartphone camera or any pre-existing photo. With a few presses in the… Continue reading #463 Patterns and Colours with Adobe Capture