#1minuteCPD · Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Skype for Business

#576 Skype for Business Webinars [5/5]: Adding a Poll

Do you want to make your Skype for Business session more interactive? Adding a poll is a great way to do this. Watch the video to find out how: Featured image: CCO from Pixabay https://pixabay.com/illustrations/feedback-satisfaction-employee-3240007/

#1minuteCPD · Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Digital communication · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Skype for Business

#573 Skype for Business Webinars [4/5]: Adding a Q & A

Keeping track of questions and making sure they are all answered can be tricky when using the chat box. Skype for Business has a handy Q & A function which will organise the questions for you. It even allows you to filter to see just the unanswered questions. Watch the video to find out more:… Continue reading #573 Skype for Business Webinars [4/5]: Adding a Q & A

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#572 Discord [1/3]: Setting up a community space

Discord is a platform originally aimed at gamers. It combines lots of features of Skype, Slack, Microsoft Teams with no cost. You have access to a web app, a desktop app and mobile apps so can access a community from any device. It combines the features of a chat lobby, #channels, a message board and… Continue reading #572 Discord [1/3]: Setting up a community space

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#571 Skype for Business Webinars [3/5]: Using a Collaborative Whiteboard

If you are facilitating a webinar, being able to write on the screen can be really useful. The whiteboard function in Skype for Business allows you to do just that! Perhaps you want to work through a maths problem or annotate a diagram. You can easily save the image you produce too. This video will… Continue reading #571 Skype for Business Webinars [3/5]: Using a Collaborative Whiteboard

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#570 Making a video call with Slack

If you use the free version of Slack, you have the option to voice or video call an individual member of your Slack team. This is really useful if you need to make a quick call without setting up a video conference. In the top-right hand corner of the direct message with the team member,… Continue reading #570 Making a video call with Slack

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#569 Video conferencing with Google Hangouts

If you have a Google account, a Google Hangout is a super quick and easy way to set up a video call. When you are logged in to your Google account, go to https://hangouts.google.com/ and simply click Video Call.     A new window will open in your browser and then you can invite people… Continue reading #569 Video conferencing with Google Hangouts

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#568 Zoom: 10 tips and tricks

I’m sure that the majority of you working remotely will by now have been in at least one or two (!) Zoom meetings over the last few weeks. Unless you have been living in a cave, Zoom is an easy to use video conferencing tool. Here are 10 tips and tricks that I have amassed… Continue reading #568 Zoom: 10 tips and tricks

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#567 Collaborate quickly using Google Docs

Google Docs is a firm favourite at 1minuteCPD HQ. We have quite a few posts already on all the cool stuff that you can do with Docs. However, I thought it might be good to do a post on how you can quickly set up a Google Doc to collaborate with colleagues whilst we are… Continue reading #567 Collaborate quickly using Google Docs

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#562 Video conference with Whereby.com

If you need a quick and free solution for small video conferencing sessions like personal tutoring then whereby.com might be for you. Its free to use for upto 4 participants. You can also personalise the URL so you can have addresses such as whereby.com/yourname Photo by Oleksandr Kurchev on Unsplash

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#561 Skype for Business Webinars [1/5] : Sharing a presentation

Skype for Business is an easy way to get up and running quickly when you need to deliver a webinar. At Manchester Met, everyone has account and already has it installed on their computer, so you could be setup with this in no time! In this series we look at the functions that it has… Continue reading #561 Skype for Business Webinars [1/5] : Sharing a presentation