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Don’t shoot the Messenger!

What are Messenger Rooms? This was the question we posed to our colleague Tony McGovern this week. Messenger Rooms are group-chat rooms. These are Facebook services but you don’t need a Facebook account to use them! These group chats can be video or audio and are multi-platform. You can use this service via Messenger, Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Read more…

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Twitter: Lost in Spaces

This week, we asked our colleague Tony McGovern to check out Twitter Spaces. Twitter Spaces are audio-based chat rooms which work from within your Twitter account. It’s a space where you can reach all your followers and non-followers to enhance networking.  Spaces are currently in the Beta stages and previously only available on iOS/Apple platforms. The Beta 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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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…