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Instagram

This week we are introducing a fabulous social media tool, Instagram. Instagram is a social media app which allows users to share images and video clips. As social media sites like Facebook (which its worth noting is the parent company

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Posted in Active learning, App review, Social media

Introducing Paper and Paste – tools for creating visual learning materials

In this week’s post we are going to look at two tools by FiftyThree; Paper an annotation and sketch tool and Paste a collaborative presentation tool. Both Paper and Paste can be useful in teaching and learning and for your own

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Posted in App review, Mobile learning

Visualize learning: 7 sources for free images

It’s easy enough to find an image using a search engine. Simply type the word ‘orange’ into Google, for example, and 577,000,000 orange-related results are retrieved in just 0.47 seconds. Which of these results, however, will find you an image rather

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Flickr Attribution Helper: credit with a click

What is the Flickr Attribution Helper? The Flickr Attribution Helper is a free and easy to install ‘bookmarklet’ which facilitates easy attribution of images. When you are using the internet, a bookmarklet allows you to have more capability to interact without

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Using Creative Commons images in presentations

Presentations and lectures are improved by having interesting and engaging images in them – they make ideas and concepts more memorable and easier to understand. Provocative or humorous images can create a reaction and lift a presentation. The challenge is

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