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2020: Student Induction

It’s Wednesday 16th September! It is the week before student induction and teaching at Queen’s University. If you are a Programme Coordinator, student inductions should already be planned and scheduled for delivery. In this blog post, we have collated a number of resources that can be used for student induction 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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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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Zoom for live-teaching

Time is going by quickly, it’s hard to believe it’s July already! Last week, DigiKnow covered live-teaching using MS Teams. This touched upon why students like live-teaching. This gives students an opportunity to engage with content and ask questions (regardless of which platform is used). This week, we look at Read more…

Recording using Mediasite

Edited 25 August 2020 to include changes in recent upgrades to Mediasite. Following on from last week’s post on Recording Online Teaching Materials, this week DigiKnow looks at how to record yourself and/or your screen using Mediasite (in Queen’s University), and how to add this to your online teaching materials. Read more…