Digital creation · Digital innovation · Distance Learning · Top tip

#365 Atom: A free text editor

This one is a late Christmas present from me to you! It may not be relevant to you all but I thought I would share this text editor software with you as it has been my lifesaver this year. Atom is a really and intuitive text editor that I have been using to create HTML… Continue reading #365 Atom: A free text editor

Assessment · Assessment · Audience response system · Classroom technologies · Classroom technology · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Digital participation · Formative assessment · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · Microsoft Office · MMU: ISS Themes · PowerPoint · Quiz tools

#363 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [8/8]: Reports

In this last instalment of looking at OMBEA (an audience response system that integrates into PowerPoint) we look at generating student reports from activities they have participated in. Ensure that the file has been saved in OMBEA format and then you’ll be able to generate a number of different reports with just a few clicks.… Continue reading #363 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [8/8]: Reports

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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

Assessment · Assessment · Formative assessment · Forum · Moodle · Moodle assignments

#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]

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#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

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#351 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [6/8]: Adding a leader board slide

OMBEA is an audience response tool that integrates into PowerPoint In this instalment we look at adding a leader board slide. This is ideal if you are asking a number of questions, perhaps as a competition style. You can show the top participant and customise how many participants you want to show. Don’t forget that… Continue reading #351 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [6/8]: Adding a leader board slide