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Using Canvas Conferences

For those teaching at a distance and using Canvas, here’s a quick guide to get started. A downloadable resource is available at the end of this post. Canvas Conferences is a quick and easy way to teach students remotely. In Canvas, Big Blue Button (the conferences app) will store recordings Read more…

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Depth of Field in Making Images

Over the last few weeks, we have concentrated on making images, compositions, Automatic and some features in Program Mode (exposure compensation and white balance). Continuing along the theme of making images, this week, we look at Depth of Field, what it is and how to achieve it when making images. Read more…

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MS Teams – Top Tips

Yesterday, DigiKnow posted two blogs on Teaching at a Distance – MS Teams and Recording Lectures in PowerPoint. Teaching and meetings at a distance are made easier using MS Teams (via Office 365). Here’s a few tips to help teachers and staff using MS Teams. Be sensible Teachers – take Read more…

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Composition and Program Mode

Last week, we looked at Image Composition and Automatic Mode. Digiknow continues the theme of making images by providing another two compositions and introducing you to two changeable features using the Program Mode. Let’s get started! Compositions Symmetry Symmetry is interesting and can be used horizontally, vertically and diagonally. Think Read more…

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Making Images

Over the last number of DigiKnow blog posts, we have addressed accessibility and best practices in many digital contexts. If you have been following our blog posts, you should have a better appreciation of accessibility, how to add Alt Text and you may have picked up a few other hints Read more…

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Moving Image and Best Practice

Last week, DigiKnow looked at visual content and best practice. This week, we continue with moving image. Moving image, can be defined as motion picture, video, news footage, out-takes, home movies, slideshows, screen tests, broadcast and/or multimedia. Why are moving images of such interest? They can be used to teach, Read more…