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Help: Diigo

Diigo is an online bookmarking service. You will need to install a toolbar or extension to your browser so you can add links to your Diigo site. Here are some guides to help you install Diigo to your browser. Installing … Continue reading

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Help: Evernote

Evernote Q: How do I share a note on my iPad? A: Check out the guide here.   Q: How do I share a note on my computer (either the web version or the installed software) A: A video showing … Continue reading

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Help: Managing passwords

During the course you’ll be required to sign up to a number of different tools and web services (sorry about that). We’re going to show you a whole range of web tools – love them or hate them, at least … Continue reading

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Frequently asked questions

Here we will attempt to answer some of the frequently asked questions about the course. If you have any others, send us an email or ask a question in Edmodo and we’ll post the answer here. What equipment and software … Continue reading

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Help: Edmodo

Edmodo is an online learning management system, which effectively means that it’s a virtual classroom. It’s widely used in schools across the world, and we are going to be using it in this course as the place where you will … Continue reading

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Sending tweets

Twitter is a very useful tool for keeping up with news and what people are sharing, but you will also want to start sending out your own tweets and sharing resources. Here is a brief guide to sending a new … Continue reading

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How to: add an avatar

An avatar is a small image that represents you elsewhere (for example when you comment on someone else’s blog). Your blog can also have an avatar and it can also appear on your blog, usually in the left- or right-hand … Continue reading

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How to: use Zotero

  There are two forms of Zotero. One is for people who use the Firefox browser. The other is a standalone version if you use a different web browser. You can also get Chrome or Safari connectors. If you’re having … Continue reading

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Help: web conferences

All of our webinars will be conducted using the free Blackboard Collaborate software. This creates a virtual room where we can chat, see a shared presentation and participate in discussions. What you’ll need: Java  installed on your computer (most computers … Continue reading

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