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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…

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Breakout Rooms (Zoom)

In our last blog-post, DigiKnow looked at Zoom for Live-Teaching. Zoom is a very powerful tool for online conferencing, webinars and teaching. As this was such a large subject, we decided to look at Zoom breakout rooms this week. We covered how to: Set up a meeting Hosting a meeting Read more…

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Recording Online Teaching Materials

This week’s DigiKnow post looks at recording online teaching materials, and will detail the recording methods and systems which can be used within Queen’s University and beyond. This touches on Cognitive Load and Multimedia Principles of learning, when designing teaching materials for online use. Using these concepts, DigiKnow will detail Read more…

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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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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…