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Apple Clips: A free and easy video editor

This week we want to introduce you to an iOS app that is great for quickly producing short videos for sharing. What is it? In Apple’s own words Clips is ‘..an iOS app for making and sharing fun videos with

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Posted in App review

Shared Realities: Why Augmented Reality is about to make its dent in the educational universe.

Shared Realities

As immersive technology continues to evolve at a very rapid pace, so too do billion dollar companies, their shareholders’ returns relying on the ‘next big thing’. Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Lenovo and many more are falling over each other to

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Posted in AR/VR/360

Digital Wellbeing – How to Focus and Unplug

Digital Wellbeing How to Focus and Unplug

You would be forgiven for feeling overwhelmed when it comes to tools for work, productivity, teaching, learning and entertainment. There is a lot of noise from a lot of places. Notifications popping up on our phones, tablets, laptops, watches and

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Posted in digital skills, e-Safety

How do you create stunning visual content for free? Adobe Spark is how.

Adobe Spark

There are times when you want to have complete creative control over the content you create, and when you are able to spend time on making the perfect image, video or portfolio. There are also times when you need to

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Posted in App review

Canvas highlights 1. Quizzes

Welcome to the first in a series of posts highlighting exciting features staff and students can expect to find in the university’s new virtual learning environment (VLE), Canvas. Each of these posts will showcase a great feature within Canvas that

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Posted in Canvas

360 degree photography with the Ricoh Theta S

What is 360° photography? For most internet users, our first experience of 360° images has been on Facebook or YouTube. The idea of being able to move your phone and ‘look’ around a photo as if you are standing there is a

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Posted in App review, Learning Spaces

What’s new in iOS 11: Standout features and enhancements to accessibility.

If you use Apple products and haven’t been living under a rock, you’ll no doubt have heard of the updates from Apple Park over the last few weeks. Alongside the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X came the public release

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Posted in Accessibility, digital skills, Mobile learning, Technology Enhanced Learning

The campus is dead, long live the campus.

Take a moment to think about all spaces in which you learn. Whilst certainly not an exhaustive list, here are a few I could think of:   Formal (on campus) Informal (on campus) Public spaces Home Online Lecture theatre Cafe Library

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Posted in Learning Spaces

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