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Uses for MS Whiteboard

If you have been following us, you may have noticed we have covered many topics to do with digital spaces, best practices, accessibility and suggestions for using different Apps, software and services. Last week, we looked at Microsoft Yammer and we continue this week with MS Whiteboard. So what is Read more…

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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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Teaching Toolkit – Blogs, Wikis and Group Work

Welcome to the final blog post in the series for the Teachers Toolkit for Engagement. Until now, we have covered eight other activities to engage students in active-learning. These will assist teachers with active-teaching. These include: Engagement Summarizing Content recall Using index cards Problem-based learning Role play Student presentations Think-pair-share 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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Live Teaching using MS Teams

Last week, DigiKnow looked at Mediasite as a recording/hosting system, this system is Queen’s University specific. We also asked you to consider why and what content should be recorded (i.e., non-live asynchronous instructional videos such as demonstrating Python software) as students prefer real-time teaching and being able to ask questions, Read more…