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Hacking Accessibility: Text

In our previous post, we looked at mindfulness tips to help with using digital tools, screen and digital fatigue. Over the next number of weeks, we will be revisiting accessibility and breaking it down per area: Text Visual information Video Audio Colour, and Design and Output Everything that will be Read more…

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New Year, Big Cheer!

Happy new year and welcome to 2021! We hope you had a joyful and restful Christmas break and now the university has restarted, you are hopefully refreshed (both as teachers and learners) and ready to get back into the swing of things: Teaching Studying Exams Feedback Between November and December Read more…

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Learning Apps: Padlet

Good afternoon and we hope you’re having a lovely start to your week. DigiKnow has been covering different learning Apps lately. This has included: Duolingo TED Talks Anatomy 3D Atlas Flash Cards Office Lens, and Mind Mapping Padlet began life as an online tool but is now also available as 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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2020: The year of Discussion

The Digiknow blog post from last week looked at: OneNote in Education. OneNote Class Notebook is great for creating and disseminating content to students. A variety of media can be use in student learning. This week, DigiKnow will look at the role of discussion to help engage students. Initially, we Read more…

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Photoshop: Basic Editing

Over the last number of weeks, DigiKnow has written a number of blogs on different photography elements: composition and automatic mode, Program Mode: exposure compensation and white balance, depth of field and aperture, shutter speeds (aperture/shutter relationship) and a number of shutter speed techniques: zoom burst and painting with light, Read more…