Communication / Collaboration · Media literacy

#336 Fantastical [3/3]: Auto Select Calendar Group by Location

This is the third in the Fantastical series. In this post we show you how you can set a calendar group to activate when you reach a specific location, so no need to toggle between your work and home calendars manually anymore! Fantastical detects where you are and presents you with the appropriate set of… Continue reading #336 Fantastical [3/3]: Auto Select Calendar Group by Location

Classroom technologies · Classroom technology · Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Digital creation · Media literacy · Microsoft Office · Working with Data

#332 Sway [2/8]: Layout with cards

As we saw in the previous Sway video, Sway is a new type of presentation tool released by Microsoft. Sway has some really great features to add pizazz to your presentations, including being able to embed videos, documents and audio clips into your presentations and embed the whole presentation into your VLE. In this video… Continue reading #332 Sway [2/8]: Layout with cards

Assessment · Assessment · Audience response system · Classroom technologies · Classroom technology · Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Digital participation · Formative assessment · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · Microsoft Office · MMU: ISS Themes · PowerPoint · Quiz tools

#331 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [1/8]: Overview

OMBEA is a powerful audience response system that integrates in to PowerPoint.  You can add a variety of question and interactivity activities which then allows participants to easily respond by visiting a dedicated URL.  There’s some great features and we’ll look at some of the highlights over this series of 1minutecpd posts. Featured image By Falahati.davood… Continue reading #331 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [1/8]: Overview

Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Information literacy · OS X · Timesavers

#324 Fantastical [2/3]: Creating grouped calendars

Ever wish you could merge calendars across multiple accounts? Display bits from a Google calendar with an Exchange one and maybe throw in an iCloud calendar too?? Fantastical allows you to create custom blends of different calendars and present them as overlays with the flip of a switch. This video shows you how to create… Continue reading #324 Fantastical [2/3]: Creating grouped calendars

Communication / Collaboration · Information literacy · Timesavers

#320 Fantastical [1/3]: Adding a calendar

Do you need to mix and match calendars? Need to blend a work calendar with a project calendar or blend project calendars? Fantastical might be the answer. It is a paid for app on OS X or iOS and has some nifty features. This video shows how you can add in a calendar feed. Featured… Continue reading #320 Fantastical [1/3]: Adding a calendar

Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Moodle

#310 Using the Moodle Feedback Activity? Share questions using templates

We covered the confusingly named Feedback Activity in Moodle a few posts ago, see: #160 Moodle Feedback [1/2]: An easy way to survey your students! You use the Feedback Activity for creating student surveys in Moodle. One way to share a good survey with colleagues, is to set it as a template. Featured Image: “Templates” by Volpin… Continue reading #310 Using the Moodle Feedback Activity? Share questions using templates