A common complaint we hear from our academic colleagues, is how to manage a never-ending tide of student emails. In this #5MinuteReflection we cover some tips to help move students away from emails and onto more efficient communication methods. What are our students saying? Every year at Manchester Met, the TEL team conducts a thematic… Continue reading #5MinuteReflection 6: Fed up with student emails? Tips for alternative communications.
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
In this 1minutecpd video i’ll show you how to organise apps together in to folders. This simple process will make your apps easier to find by grouping them together into categories. Image by Pixabay is CC0
Do you need to mix and match calendars? Need to blend a work calendar with a project calendar or blend project calendars? Fantastical might be the answer. It is a paid for app on OS X or iOS and has some nifty features. This video shows how you can add in a calendar feed. Featured… Continue reading #320 Fantastical [1/3]: Adding a calendar
Fed up of emailing back and forth to find a time to meet? Do you need to find a time when a colleague is free to meet you? Try Outlook schedule. Featured image: “Schedule” by Mike Blackburn is licenced under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
In our previous post, we introduced you to Workflowy. In this post we look at some other cool stuff that Workflowy can do… Featured image: “What?” by Ronald (Ron) Douglas Frazier is licenced under CC BY 2.0
Do you love making lists like me? Well things just went to a whole new level with Workflowy! Workflowy is a really powerful way to make your notes work for you. It’s free (limited by the number of items you create per month in your list – get more items by referring friends) and easy… Continue reading #281 Organise your brain with Workflowy [1/2]: An introduction