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Getting Access: Assistive Technologies

Following on from last week’s post on Queen’s University Disability Services, we want to share more information to assist staff and students with disability needs. This week we asked Tony Furnell to write this post about some of the Assistive Technologies available within Queen’s. Assistive Technologies There are many assistive Read more…

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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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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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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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MS Teams – Top Tips

Yesterday, DigiKnow posted two blogs on Teaching at a Distance – MS Teams and Recording Lectures in PowerPoint. Teaching and meetings at a distance are made easier using MS Teams (via Office 365). Here’s a few tips to help teachers and staff using MS Teams. Be sensible Teachers – take Read more…