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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…

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Basic Audio Editing with Audacity

For most of the summer, DigiKnow has been looking at preparing teaching content for September and this has touched on how to: Record asynchronous content Recording online materials (PowerPoint) Mediasite Deliver synchronous teaching MS Teams & channels/breakout rooms Zoom & breakout rooms Setting up OneNote Use discussion forums Use of Read more…

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Izzy Whizzy, let’s get Quizzy!

Hello, it’s Monday again and time for another blog! Over the summer, we have been covering different aspects of getting ready for teaching in September 2020. We have previously looked at the following: Live-teaching (synchronous) using MS Teams and Zoom Breakout rooms in Zoom and Channels in MS Teams Recording Read more…

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OneNote for Education

Over the last few weeks, we have focused on using Zoom and MS Teams for live teaching sessions and how to set up meetings, groups and breakout rooms or channels. This has been to create spaces where synchronous teaching can occur in online spaces. They are available below if you Read more…