#509 Automatic alternative text for images in PowerPoint Online

A picture says a thousand words is the commonly quoted saying, but what if you can’t see the picture very well? Many students rely on […]

#5MinuteReflection 3: Open Education Resources (OERs)

In the third instalment of our monthly #5minutereflection, we will look at Open Educational Resources (OERs). Open educational resources (OERs) are ‘free and openly licensed […]

#507 Google Lens: Search what you see

Google Lens is an AI-powered technology that uses your smartphone camera and deep machine learning to search what you see…and it’s really cool. You can use […]

#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 […]

#500 down…still a long way to go

Today 1minuteCPD reaches its 500th post. We have come a long way from our first post #1 Snip it! way back on 1 January 2016. As of […]

#496 Add up more than 24 hours in Excel

This top tip helped me recently when adding up the duration of a number of videos for a project. The duration of the videos were […]

#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 […]

#491 Virtual Reality on YouTube

Virtual Reality (VR) seems to be everywhere at the moment. Last week I spent an hour at a VR demo and to say I was […]

#490 WhatsApp: Useful settings [3/4]

Some quick tips for Whatsapp users 1. How to make someone a group admin 2. How to mute a group (great if you are going […]

#486 TinEye: Search for Creative Commons images by colour

TinEye is a great little tool if you are looking for images based on colour. This web based app has extracted colours from 20 million Creative […]

#481 Wunderlist: To-do lists made simple

Wunderlist is a seriously good to-do list app that has really helped get my life in order!  Once you have created an account you can download […]

#480 WhatsApp: An overview

WhatsApp is a cross platform messaging service where you can send messages, images, video, location, content details, documents, set up group chats, check on messages […]

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