#543 What the HEIC !? Convert HEIC to JPG

Some of the newer iPhones have started saving pictures that you take as a HEIC format. There’s a few ways of converting these to jpg […]

#538 OneTopic format in Moodle

Another method of reducing the amount of scrolling in Moodle on an area is to use the OneTopic format. This places tabs at the top […]

#533 Grid Format in Moodle

Make your Moodle page less cluttered and more visual with the Grid Format in Moodle. Make your Moodle area more visual and minimise the scrolling […]

#528 Re-arranging PowerPoint Layers for Object Transitions

I actually stumbled across this one accidentally and now it makes life (when using PowerPoint) easier! If you need to re-arrange the order of objects […]

#523 Changing the font for Moodle emails

If you’ve ever received an email from Moodle, you may find that the font used isn’t too readable. To change the font it’s actually a […]

#5MinuteReflection 5: Embedding digital literary through your curriculum

“How do I embed digital literacy into my curriculum?” This is a question we are being asked more and more frequently and as such, I […]

#5MinuteReflection 4: Video resources to support student achievement

In this fourth instalment of our monthly #5minutereflection, we will look at Video resources to aid student achievement. Within the Science and Engineering faculty at […]

#513 Online video editing with WeVideo

WeVideo is a great online, cloud based, video editor. It has a number of different pricing plans, including a limited feature Free plan. It’s a […]

#508 Adding a website to your homescreen (iOS)

Here’s a great little tip that I regularly use. If you visit a particular website – you can add this easily to your iPad / […]

#503 Moodle gradebook and weightings – revisited

In my job as a Learning Technologist at Manchester Metropolitan University I get asked about setting up the Moodle Gradebook and apply weightings to summative […]

#502 Moodle Forum: Using a Q and A Forum to encourage independent thought

Moodle forums can be a very useful way of extending learning beyond the physical classroom. A popular activity is to ask students to comment on […]

#495 WhatsApp on a desktop [4/4]

Sometimes bigger is better! You can use Whatsapp on a desktop/laptop computer. You need to make sure that your phone is in close proximity. This […]

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