Data literacy · Digital communication · ICT proficiency · Uncategorized · Word

#469 Merge & split table cells

Another “it’s only easy if you know it” tip for today. An academic asked me today how to do this and so it seems likely that this is something other people are also unsure how to merge and split cells in a table. This can really make your table much easier to read, and is… Continue reading #469 Merge & split table cells

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#465 Gurushots: The Photography Game – Swaps, Autofills and Keys [3/3]

In this final instalment of three posts about GuruShots (catch the first one by clicking here and the second one here) we introduce you to Swaps, Autofills and keys. Swaps allows you to replace an existing picture (that might only receive a few votes) with another picture. Autofills work in the same way as voting, except… Continue reading #465 Gurushots: The Photography Game – Swaps, Autofills and Keys [3/3]

Communication / Collaboration · Data literacy · ICT proficiency · Information literacy · Outlook · Timesavers · Top tip

#464 Create a Calendar Group in Outlook

Creating a calendar group in Outlook is a top time saving tip that I recently discovered through talking to a colleague. If you share a lot of calendars, you can organise them by group instead of having them listed alphabetically. This is great if you have a massive long list of shared calendars, but even… Continue reading #464 Create a Calendar Group in Outlook

Classroom technology · PowerPoint · Timesavers · Uncategorized

#462 Liveslides: quickly embed websites into PowerPoint

  Liveslides is a PowerPoint add-on that will allow you to quickly embed a website into your presentation. This useful tool will mean that you will no longer need to switch between several windows whilst giving a presentation. To view the website, you must have the add-on installed, so if you plan on sharing the… Continue reading #462 Liveslides: quickly embed websites into PowerPoint

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#460 Gurushots: The Photography Game – Voting and Ranking [2/3]

In this second of three posts about GuruShots (catch the first one by clicking here) we take you through the process of voting and increasing your exposure level to other photographers. Essentially you submit one or more of your own photographs (depending on the challenge) into a photographic challenge and other members of Gurushots vote… Continue reading #460 Gurushots: The Photography Game – Voting and Ranking [2/3]

Images · Media literacy · PowerPoint · Uncategorized

#457 Giphy: Animate your images

In #357 we showed you how to add a gif to a PowerPoint, but what if the perfect gif doesn’t already exist? Don’t worry, in just a few simple steps you can animate an image, creating a gif to suit your needs! In this video we will take you through creating and exporting an image,… Continue reading #457 Giphy: Animate your images

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#455 Gurushots: The Photography Game [1/3]

Gurushots is an addictive photography game where you upload your photos in to themed challenges. Other people then vote for your photo – votes takes you through different levels of the challenge. With each challenge you participate in means that you receive points and prizes which leads you on to different ranks. It’s free and… Continue reading #455 Gurushots: The Photography Game [1/3]