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#442 Introduction to Instagram [1/3]

Instagram is a picture sharing social media platform where you can post images and short videos of your interests, hobbies and general day to day life. It’s widely popular and can reach a worldwide audience but you need to know the best way to maximise visibility of your posts. In the first of three posts… Continue reading #442 Introduction to Instagram [1/3]

Assessment · Blogging · Communication / Collaboration · Data literacy · Digital communication · Digital identity management · Digital participation · Digital wellbeing · Media literacy · Microsoft Office · Timesavers

#437 Template your Sway

Building on some of our earlier posts on Sway, Microsoft’s snazzy presentation tool, we are pleased to announce some very useful extra features. In this video we show how you can share a pre-populated Sway template with your students. If you work at Manchester Met, then you and your students all have access to Sway… Continue reading #437 Template your Sway

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#415 Layout App: Make a picture collage

The layout app from the people who develop Instagram, is a great app for creating layouts with 2 or more pictures. You can then share your picture on Instagram or just save it to your photostream and distribute it how ever you want. This 1minutecpd video will briefly demonstrate the app It’s available for free… Continue reading #415 Layout App: Make a picture collage

Assessment · Blogging · Creative Commons · Digital collaboration · Digital communication · Digital creation · Digital innovation · Distance Learning · E-portfolios

#406 Medium [4/4]: Some more cool stuff you can do with Medium

Just before you think Medium is just another blogging platform, here are a few cool things that you can do in Medium that makes it an interesting platform to consider for your next teaching, learning and assessment project: Claps – instead of showing your appreciation for a post with a single like, you can ‘clap’… Continue reading #406 Medium [4/4]: Some more cool stuff you can do with Medium

Assessment · Blogging · Creative Commons · Curation · Digital collaboration · Digital communication · Digital creation · Digital innovation · Distance Learning · E-portfolios

#396 Medium [3/4]: Publish your story on Medium

In the previous post in this series on Medium (see #391 Medium [2/4]: Create your first story with Medium) we showed you how to create your first story. This short video shows you how to publish your first story. I like how you get to add a Creative Commons licence to your posts easily… Featured image: Photo… Continue reading #396 Medium [3/4]: Publish your story on Medium

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#395 Boomerang: Mini video creation

Boomerang is a nifty little app produced by the same people as Instagram. With one simple press it takes 10 pictures and loops them together to create a mini video. This can be shared on popular social media networks or saved to the camera roll and used in other applications. It’s free and it’s available… Continue reading #395 Boomerang: Mini video creation

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#391 Medium [2/4]: Create your first story with Medium

Medium is an online publishing platform that is a hybrid of blogging and paid for content (for an introduction please see #380 Medium [1/4]: The Medium is the message). This short video will show you how to create your first story on Medium: Featured image: Photo by Picsea on Unsplash