Technology for learning

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Begin with this collection of information and videos on getting connected to some of the IT systems, services and resources at Salford, including Student Hub, Blackboard and Office 365 and its tools.

Estimated duration is 30 minutes.

Using Collaborate for online lectures

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In Using collaborate for online lectures you will learn how to access Collborate lectures and webinars, how to make the most of Collaborate Ultra when attending an online lecture, the tools Collaborate Ultra has that can help you to get involved with a lecture, from how to use the chat function to making the most of its built-in accessibility features.

Estimated duration is 15 minutes.

Apps for online group working

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In Apps for online group work you will learn about Microsoft Teams and other online apps you can use for effective collaborative group working.

Estimated duration is 15 minutes.

Using Microsoft Word to format your essay

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In Using Microsoft Word to format your essay you will learn how to use the tools in MS Word to format your assessments. Topics include fonts, line spacing, paragraph alignment, indentations, margins, numbering, headers and footers, footnotes, spelling and grammar and word count.

Estimated duration is 15 minutes.

Narrated Presentations and Video submissions

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Learn how to record narration and create a video using a PowerPoint presentation. ScreenPal (formerly known as Screencast-o-Matic) is a software tool which can record your screen and also allow you to add video material from other sources to produce a finished video.