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Learning Apps: Office Lens

We’ve been looking at some learning Apps over this last few weeks and have posts on the following Apps: Duolingo Ted Talks Anatomy Flash Cards In this weeks’ post, we will look at Microsoft’s Office Lens as a learning App and how students can benefit from using this in their Read more…

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Learning Apps: TED Talks

We are now in November and last week we looked at Duolingo as a learning App and it’s benefits. This week, we turn our attention to TED Talks. What are TED Talks? TED talks began at a conference in 1984 for Technology, Entertainment and Design. These were initially short talks Read more…

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Learning Apps: Duolingo

In the last blog post, we looked at PowerPoint, it’s uses, formats, accessibility and best practice. No doubt, we will come back to that again in the future as PowerPoint evolves. We’d like to point out this blog would normally be available 8.30am Monday morning, we’ve moved the time to Read more…

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PowerPoint in 2020!

In our previous blog post, we looked at the humble PDF. This can be the result from many software applications and is intended to be viewed / displayed or printed without amendment. Perfect for teaching and student annotation. This week, we turn our attention to PowerPoint to discuss its usage, Read more…

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PDF it!

In our last blog post, we looked at Office 365 and OneNote and provided a demo of some of the OneNote features users might find useful, this included adding sections / pages and some accessibility features. The week before, DigiKnow created a how-to video and demonstrated how staff/students could work Read more…

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Work and Study Online with O365

It’s now the second week of teaching at Queen’s University. Most live-teaching is done remotely via MS Teams (other online meeting software are available). Many lecturers and students are engaging in new digital spaces for the first time. The biggest question for students using digital spaces for remote and/or online Read more…