#ios · Apple · Browsers · Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Firefox · Google Chrome · ICT proficiency · Internet Explorer · iPad · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · MMU: ISS Themes · Mobile · OS X · Top tip · Windows

#405 iCloud Drive and Files: Portable, accessible cloud storage

If you have an iCloud account you can access files and folders from ANY internet enabled device – you don’t need an iPad, iPhone or Mac computer. Using an Internet browser you can access your iCloud account and then upload and download any files. This short video will show you how to access your account,… Continue reading #405 iCloud Drive and Files: Portable, accessible cloud storage

Communication / Collaboration · Data literacy · Excel · Working with Data

#402 Muddled data in Excel? Sort it out!

If you are trying to move grades from one spreadsheet to another, or cross reference your data, then it can be a real pain if the data is not sorted in the same way. In this short video we cover how to sort your data alphabetically or by custom fields. Featured image: ” Sorting” by… Continue reading #402 Muddled data in Excel? Sort it out!

Assessment · Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Information literacy · Turnitin

#399 Team marking in Turnitin? Share a quickmark set with colleagues!

If you are marking as part of a team, you might find it useful to agree on a set of quickmarks that you will use across the marking to create consistency in your marking. Once you have created your quickmark set (see: #397 Create customised Quickmark Sets), you can download and share your set with… Continue reading #399 Team marking in Turnitin? Share a quickmark set with colleagues!

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#380 Medium [1/4]: The Medium is the message

Medium is an online publishing platform that is a hybrid of blogging and paid for content. This short series will focus on the blogging element. Medium was created by one of Twitter’s co-founders as a way to publish writing longer than Twitter’s (then) 140-character maximum. You may think that you’ve seen Medium before (think Tumblr, Reddit,… Continue reading #380 Medium [1/4]: The Medium is the message

Communication / Collaboration · Information, data and media literacy (critical use) · MMU: ISS Themes · Moodle · Moodle use, organisation and content · Top tip

#375 Tracking student Activity with Moodle Participation report

Sometimes you might want to know the engagement from students about resources and activities within Moodle. This video shows how to do that using the Course participation report. Featured image: “Minature Figures” by WiR_Freebies is licenced under CC0

Apple · Classroom technology · Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · ICT proficiency · iPad · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · MMU: ISS Themes · Timesavers · Top tip

#370 QRCode Scanning for iOS: Easy QR Code scanning

In iOS11 QR code scanning is built directly into the camera app – saving you the trouble of having to download another app. Not sure what QR codes are? Check out our earlier post:  #21 How to create your own QR codes This video shows how to ensure your apple device is ready to scan! Featured… Continue reading #370 QRCode Scanning for iOS: Easy QR Code scanning

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