Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Digital creation · PowerPoint

#518 Export your Canva presentations to PowerPoint

We love Canva at 1minutecpd HQ and find it a really easy way to create eye catching presentations. Canva now has an export to PowerPoint function which makes it even more user friendly (and accessible!), take a look at the following video to find out how: Want to learn more about Canva? Have a look… Continue reading #518 Export your Canva presentations to PowerPoint

Communication / Collaboration · Digital creation · Recording your screen · Windows

#516 Record an application in Windows 10

In this 1minutecpd demo, we explore how you can use the built in screen recorder that is hidden inside the Game Bar in Windows 10. As this has been designed to record and share clips of games, it runs best looking at specific applications, however, you can also get it to record Web Browser pages… Continue reading #516 Record an application in Windows 10

Audience response system · Classroom technology · Formative assessment · PowerPoint · Quiz tools

#515 Seamless Menti’s with the PowerPoint add-in

Mentimeter is a popular tool to make sessions more interactive, but having to switch between presentation and browser can make using it in sessions a bit of a pain. Never fear though, there is a great PowerPoint add-on that allows you to embed your Mentimeter activities directly into your presentation. See the video below to… Continue reading #515 Seamless Menti’s with the PowerPoint add-in

#5MinuteReflection · Assessment · Assessment · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · MMU: ISS Themes · Recording your screen · Video

#5MinuteReflection 4: Video resources to support student achievement

In this fourth instalment of our monthly #5minutereflection, we will look at Video resources to aid student achievement. Within the Science and Engineering faculty at Manchester Metropolitan University, we’re now two years into a project, initiated by the faculty PVC, Prof. Andy Gibson, to enhance the range of video support materials (aka screencasts) to support… Continue reading #5MinuteReflection 4: Video resources to support student achievement

Assessment · Assessment · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · MMU: ISS Themes · Moodle · Moodle assignments

#503 Moodle Gradebook and Weightings – Revisited

In my job as a Learning Technologist at Manchester Metropolitan University I get asked about setting up the Moodle Gradebook and apply weightings to summative assessment. In this post we revisit how to do this in the current version of Moodle that’s used at Manchester Met University. Image is CC0 and is available here

Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Forum · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · Moodle

#502 Moodle Forum: Using a Q and A Forum to encourage independent thought

Moodle forums can be a very useful way of extending learning beyond the physical classroom. A popular activity is to ask students to comment on an article or a video relating to what was covered in the class, but often students will read other posts before formulating their own, which can lead to repetition. A… Continue reading #502 Moodle Forum: Using a Q and A Forum to encourage independent thought