I attended the first Jisc Digital Leaders course a couple of years ago (you should go, if you get the opportunity), and one of the central ideas is that of Visitor and Residence (VandR) in digital practice.
Over the last year or so, Twitter has been changing its systems to allow people to use the full 140 characters to get their message across. Previously, tweets included all the other data gathered as part of the conversation. Continue reading “Twitter: show me where it’s @”→
The anonymous social media service, Yik Yak, has come under some fire from all corners recently. It is has been at the centre of claims about some quite horrifying examples of bullying and harassment of University staff and students. Continue reading “Yikkety-Yak, do talk back”→
Adobe Slate is an online service that allows you to create your own presentation/website hybrids. You can use it to build narratives within your teaching, or for assessment. The image takes centre stage, so while it suits the Arts, there are many applications across the whole University.
You can easily add text, images and links to create attractive objects. The Slates live on Adobe’s websites, so you can easily share links via email, Twitter and Facebook. With a little tinkering, you can also embed the Slate directly into Blackboard or WordPress (everything you need is here). Continue reading “Adobe Slate”→