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Live webinars tips

Live webinars provide teacher presence and an opportunity for you to interact with learners. You can run webinars using Blackboard Collaborate or Microsoft Teams or Zoom Webinars can combine input, activity and feedback. Collaborate has a whiteboard and discussion space. This is harder for large groups for activity and feedback and more useful for small group …

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Collate resources and weave a narrative

Collate resources and weave a narrative using Sway, part of the Microsoft Office 365 suite of tools. Sway can be likened to an interactive workbook/interactive pre-reading. Interactivity can be built in using embeddable resources such as Padlet, or Microsoft Forms, another Office 365 tool. Responses from Microsoft Forms are collated in a spreadsheet which you can then …

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5 ways to use Microsoft Sway

Below you will find 5 tips/ ways you can use Sway. We base these ideas on Joe Hartland’s use of Sway as an interactive handbook/website for his teaching in the TLHP and on the 3D helical theme. Sway is part of the Microsoft Office 365 suite of tools. It is free to use for UoB …

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