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Learning Apps: Duolingo

In the last blog post, we looked at PowerPoint, it’s uses, formats, accessibility and best practice. No doubt, we will come back to that again in the future as PowerPoint evolves. We’d like to point out this blog would normally be available 8.30am Monday morning, we’ve moved the time to 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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PDF it!

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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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…

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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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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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MS Word Accessibility

If you missed our introduction to Accessibility for digital content, you can read it here: Accessibility. Firstly, consider why you are using MS Word. Assignments or brand guidelines may specify the formatting (i.e., font, size, line spacing, etc.) to be used. Toward the end of last week’s blog, there were Read more…