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OneNote feature: Creating Links to individual paragraph locations

By using Insert > Link in OneNote it’s easy to add a link to another webpage and OneNote sections or pages. But how can you link to a specific location ON the page? Here’s how.

Rubrics: staff development sessions on a new NOW tool for assessment and feedback


If you attended the NTU Elearning Showcase yesterday, the 4th of April, you may have heard a presentation by Peter Bowcott from CADBE and Louise Taylor from BLSS about their experiences using the Rubrics tool in NOW to create electronic marki

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Office Tips & Tricks: Ignoring unwanted conversations in Outlook


Do you find your Outlook inbox filling up with irrelevant email conversations from mailing lists you’re subscribed to?  Do your colleagues make too much use of the Reply to All button?
Then cut down on unwanted messages with Outlook’s


Office Tricks & Tips: Pivot tables in 5 minutes

Pivot tables are an Excel topic that many people say they have heard about but are not sure about; some are even a little nervous about them. Here is a view of what Pivots can do for you.

Save time sending an email to all students on your module


Have you ever needed to send an Outlook email to all students on your module? And then spent ages adding their email addresses to the To or Bcc field from the Outlook address directory.


Elearning Showcase 2016


This year’s event focuses on emerging practice at NTU, highlighting successful, shareable examples of technology-enabled learning, teaching and assessment, from across the institution.

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Office Tips & Tricks: Using table of contents in Word


Working on a dissertation or long document in Word? Then read this post to find out how to save time searching through long documents by adding a Table of Contents.

Using Groups in NOW

NOW Tips and Tricks: Using Groups


Did you know you can use the Groups tool to create specific group work areas for your students?
This approach can help make targeted communications, Content resource availability, Discussion space, Dropbox and file sharing easier to manage.

I’ve closed a file without saving it – can I get my document back?


It probably happened to us all – we are often juggling a lot of tasks and doing numerous things at the same time…
…You’ve been working on a document for a long time and did not save it periodically as you progressed wit

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Office Tips & Tricks: Validate Excel data to make drop down menus


Do you create spreadsheets for other people to use? Did you know it’s really easy to create a drop-down menu of selections to choose in particular cells?
To create drop down menu selections:

Highlight the cell, go to the Data tab, and cli

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