Spiderscribe – mindmapping software available online and for free

Spidescribe comes highly recommended as an intuitive and free mind mapping software where you can gather text, links, files, images and other elements. Complete with the ability to invite others to collaborate, plus you can retain ownership of the content (as of the copyright and content ownership terms accessed on the 27th Feb 2013 – noteRead more

Quick wins (2)

This week I gave a short presentation on ‘Quick Learning Technology Wins’ to a group of Programme Directors and LT Co-ordinators within the School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences at the request of the Associate Dean for Teaching, Ruth Kinna. My starting point for this was that academic colleagues have many conflicting demands on theirRead more

Online submission FAQs

How do I download submitted coursework? The two main routes to online coursework submission each have a different mechanism for downloading the submitted files. The notes below describe approaches to marking and the provision of feedback using Learn’s online submission tools Downloading a class’ assignments Providing online feedbackRead more

Make History update

Existing (or would-be) users of our ‘Make History’ timeline authoring tool might like to know that V1.10 is now available. As well as fixing bugs identified in earlier versions, it allows you to create events of less than one day. See my earlier blog post for more about the tool.Read more

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