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#359 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [7/8]: Ranking activity

In this seventh instalment of looking at OMBEA we discover the ranking / priority activity. You might want to use this where you ask students to order something in preference. Take a look – it will only take a minute! Here’s a link to the first post of the OMBEA series – click here to… Continue reading #359 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [7/8]: Ranking activity

Classroom technology · Digital creation · Media literacy · Working with Data

#358 Sway [7/8]: Remix and Re-style

This video is the 7th in our Sway series and demonstrates how you can edit your Sway’s layout and style. You can adjust the look and feel and adapt the font. You can hit the magic button and trust in a sway “Mix” or adapt that if you’re not happy with the result. This video… Continue reading #358 Sway [7/8]: Remix and Re-style

Digital creation · PowerPoint

#357 Add a moving GIF image to your PowerPoint

In this post (inspired by a question by Kate Cuthbert), we explore how you can add moving images (known as GIFs) to your PowerPoint presentations. For example, this is a GIF: //giphy.com/embed/8snTnjI1qRApa via GIPHY GIFs can be a fun way to liven up your presentations. You can find lots of free ones on the internet,… Continue reading #357 Add a moving GIF image to your PowerPoint

Classroom technology · Digital creation · Media literacy · Working with Data

#356 Sway [6/8]: Adding image groups

This video is the 6th in our Sway series and demonstrates how you can set up slideshows or video galleries. Sway allows you easily to group content together and present it in a gallery. With just a few clicks you can have an image gallery in grid, deck or sweep style and have it on… Continue reading #356 Sway [6/8]: Adding image groups

Formative assessment · Moodle · Assessment · Forum

#355 Checking discussion ratings in Moodle [2/2]

This post follows on from yesterdays post and explains how to check discussion post ratings in the forum and in the grade book. Watch the video below to find out more: Click here for more Moodle tips. Featured image: “show of hands for venice” by baldeaglebluff is licenced under CC BY-NC-ND 2.

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#354 Rating discussion posts in Moodle [1/2]

Rating discussion posts provide a quick and easy way for staff and students to provide individual feedback when using forums. The rating feature can be added using a custom scale (to learn how to set up a scale by reading blog post #192) Watch the video below to find out how to add a scale… Continue reading #354 Rating discussion posts in Moodle [1/2]

Browsers · ICT proficiency · Top tip

#353 Drag and drop URLs into a Dropbox folder

Did you know that you can save a website URL to a Dropbox folder? Well now you do! This is really useful to keep all your resources in one place. No more saving your files in one place and your bookmarks in another! It’s really easy and will help you keep your files, folders and… Continue reading #353 Drag and drop URLs into a Dropbox folder