Digital communication · Media literacy · Video

#482 Renderforest for free funky animation creation

Renderforest is a free tool that enables you to quickly and easily create short (3 minutes max) animations for free. The tool is really straightforward to use and once created you can choose to download your video or publish to YouTube or Facebook. Take a look: Featured image CCO from Pixabay Advertisements

Information literacy · Top tip

#481 Wunderlist: To-do lists made simple

Wunderlist is a seriously good to-do list app that has really helped get my life in order!  Once you have created an account you can download Wunderlist to all your devices and it works seamlessly across all platforms. I can create a list on my phone and view it on my laptop and vice versa. I… Continue reading #481 Wunderlist: To-do lists made simple

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