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In our last blog post, we looked at Office 365 and OneNote and provided a demo of some of the OneNote features users might find useful, this included adding sections / pages and some accessibility features. The week before, DigiKnow created a how-to video and demonstrated how staff/students could work Read more…

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Izzy Whizzy, let’s get Quizzy!

Hello, it’s Monday again and time for another blog! Over the summer, we have been covering different aspects of getting ready for teaching in September 2020. We have previously looked at the following: Live-teaching (synchronous) using MS Teams and Zoom Breakout rooms in Zoom and Channels in MS Teams Recording 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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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…

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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…