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#693 Flip it (Your phone)

Okay so it’s a little bug bear of mine… When I see people shooting video on their phone in portrait mode. It’s so much better if you just rotate your phone for viewing video / recording video and also taking certain photographs – otherwise you can end up with the black bar syndrome. Any black… Continue reading #693 Flip it (Your phone)

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#670 Using Moodle and Office 365 to upload (and edit) files

Within moodle – there’s an Office 365 option which allows you to link to your files in OneDrive – this saves you having to re-upload files when you update Word and PowerPoint files image CC-BY-SA-4.0 via Wikimedia

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#666 Similarity Checker in MS Word online

In this video we’ll show you how to use the basic online similarity checker for Microsoft Word online – it’s great for checking for similarities and also a great tool for gathering information for your bibliography

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#647 Share an ad-free YouTube link

Often we like to share videos with students from YouTube. Annoyingly, we get pre-video ads and recommended videos. By adding a quick bit of text to the URL, you can share a link without any of the annoying adverts. Here’s how: If your url is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRhdvXUG7bo add _popup between the ‘watch’ and the ‘?’ So… Continue reading #647 Share an ad-free YouTube link

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#646 Digitise printed tables in Excel (or from screens)

I remember back to doing dissertations and digitising tables was a long hand task of manually creating them using Excel and extracting data from books or journals and typing it in. Now with the Excel mobile app you scan a printed table or a screen table and the app scans and digitises the data directly… Continue reading #646 Digitise printed tables in Excel (or from screens)

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#644 Microsoft Class Notebook: Accessibility options with the Dictate tool

In this short video I’ll show you the great dictate featre within Microsoft OneNote – it allows you to dictate straight into the app and you are able to translate the dictation in to many different languages.