Posts tagged "Media Literacy"

Media Literacy

Want to know more about using digital technology but short of time…


..then come along to CPLD’s  Digital Taster Event at Clifton campus on Wednesday, 16 November. The event is open to all NTU staff.

Digital Taster Menu

Office 365.
Smarten up your NOW homepage.
Office Mix.

My Media Files in NOW

Lecture capture is here with My Media Files


Acting on student feedback from the NTSU, lecture capture equipment has been installed into all teaching rooms with a capacity of at least 50 students. The system is based on audio recording that links to PowerPoint or other visuals.

Watch YouTube or Vimeo video frame by frame

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Have you ever wanted to show your video to students frame by frame to explain a particular process?  You can do it very easily with a free online service called Anilyzer.

Simply go to anilyzer.

Did you know that most YouTube videos have subtitles?


Did you know that most YouTube videos have subtitles and that you can switch on automatic translation into other languages? Well, the latter still requires major improvements – I tried it with various languages I know – but it can be better than

Create a link to a specific moment in a YouTube video


If you are using YouTube for learning and teaching activities, you are probably familiar with inserting a link to an online video into your PowerPoint presentation, Word document or a NOW learning room content page.

How to find image credits using Google


At one of the Office surgeries I recently delivered, I helped a member of staff to format images in PowerPoint. We also covered image attribution.


Technology Tips and Tricks: 29 Adobe Software Applications For Free


Do you record and edit audio files for your online course materials with Adobe Audacity? Or create images using Photoshop or Illustrator? … You have all these applications on your office PC but wish you could have them at home when you a


Social Media for Learning in Higher Education Conference


On Friday 18th December 2015 I attended this inaugural conference organised and hosted by Sheffield Hallam University.

Technology Tips and Tricks: Taking Screenshots – 3


You may remember previous posts on taking screenshots: how to take screenshots on a Windows PC or laptop and how to take screenshots on Mac or MacBook.
Here is how you can take screenshots on your Android device.