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#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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#436 Simple Gmail Notes

Simple Gmail Notes is a free and easy to use Chrome extension that allows you to better organise your Google Mail. You can add notes to individual Gmail conversations, store notes in your own Google Drive and add notes to your Google Calendar. This is useful to if you want to digitally stick a post-it… Continue reading #436 Simple Gmail Notes

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#434 Personalise your Office 365 survey

Following on from our last tutorial on creating surveys using Forms in Office 365, this video explores how to personalise the look and feel of that form. Missed the first video in this series? Check out #435 Create easy surveys in Office 365 Featured image shared under CCO by Pixabay

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#433 Recognising Fonts from Images

Ever been stuck wondering what a font is? Ever wanted to download a font that has been used in a design? Using your phone with Adobe Capture you can now snap a pic or load from your camera roll and Adobe analyses it and points you to Type Kit fonts that are the same or… Continue reading #433 Recognising Fonts from Images

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#432 Create easy surveys in Office 365

Here at Manchester Met Uni  we have access to Office 365 accounts as part of our standard tool kit, however, if you don’t you can sign up for a free academic or student account here. One of the lesser known features of Office 365 is the forms tool. Forms can be used to create surveys… Continue reading #432 Create easy surveys in Office 365