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DigiThing 9: ‘Flipping the Classroom’ Presentation …and App!

Here are the slides from Tuesday’s workshop led by Dr Sharon Gedye. ‘The Flipped Classroom Lite’ App for iPhone/ iPad If you have an iPad or iPhone, you may also find ‘The Flipped Classroom Lite‘ app created by Teachers Tech … Continue reading

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DigiThing 9: Flipping the Classroom

Introduction: In this final instalment of the DigiThings course we will be pulling together what we have learnt from our exploration of a range of ‘DigiThings’ to think about how they can be used to support a flipped classroom style … Continue reading

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DigiThings 8: Graphic Presentation

Fancy something a little different? Why are we presenting? Are we sharing information? Highlighting facts? Explaining concepts? Often what we’re trying to do is tell a story. All of these things can be done in a variety of ways, but … Continue reading

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DigiThings 7: Infographics

This week we will be looking at data visualisation tools.  These are another way in which you can engage your students as they can help to get a concept across in a visual form.  We normally associate Infographics with a … Continue reading

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Digithings Thing 6: Curation Tools

Welcome to week 6 of Digithings, this week we are going to look at curation tools, in particular we will look at Scoop.It. What are Curation Tools Curation tools are web and app based tools that are used to compile … Continue reading

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DigiThings Thing 5: Simple Interactive and Collaborative Presentations using Emaze

In DigiThings two and three you looked at Presentations using PowerPoint and Collaborative Presentations with Prezi. This week we will be looking at Emaze which has the interactivity and collaboration of Prezi but with the simplicity of PowerPoint. What is Emaze? … Continue reading

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DigiThings Thing 4: Presenting with Mindmaps

Introduction: This week we are looking at mindmaps and exploring  how we can add them to our armory of tools for presentation. OK, so I know we are all familiar with the ‘mindmap’ or ‘spider-diagram’. Many of us find it … Continue reading

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DigiThings Thing 3: Collaborative Presentation with Prezi

Introduction: There was a time, maybe not that long ago, when it seemed that the default choice for all our presentations was the ubiquitous Powerpoint. Some people would make a real effort to get the best out of it, but … Continue reading

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DigiThings Thing 2: PowerPoint

I’m sure that most of you are already fairly familiar with this application, so, rather than cover the wide range of tools available in PowerPoint, the aim this week is to equip you with the knowledge and skills to create … Continue reading

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#DigiThings Thing One: Presenting yourself online through blogging

Welcome to the first module of DigiThings! In this module we will focus on presentations, exploring different tools and strategies to engage students and other colleagues, and are hopefully fun to use too! The first ‘thing’ we shall be looking … Continue reading

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