Navigating the Landscape of Fake News

Earlier this week, I came across a great video of a firework display, except it was created out of drones instead. The video captured an elegant aerial performance of a Chinese dragon drone display, gracefully swirling and twirling in the sky over China. Wow, it was pretty mesmerising, but my awe soon turned to dismay …

How to get an archive of your Twitter data – and close your account: Advent Calendar #3

A sad thing to have to post – but I know a lot of people are thinking about moving off Twitter.  Here are some of the things you need to know. Get an archive of your Twitter data Go to twitter.com and login. At the bottom left click More Go to Settings and Support > …

Using images in teaching

We’ve been asked recently about good practice in using images in teaching. Which can you use, how do you prepare them and how do you use them? Copyright Images must all be checked for copyright. Provide your own images (take pictures) or use images that have a Creative Commons licence (include the correct attribution somewhere). The …

Adding your Moodle open badges to your LinkedIn profile

We’ve introduced Open Digital Badges in a previous blog post. If you’ve received any open badges through Moodle you can add them to your LinkedIn profile. Here’s how: Login to Moodle and go to your own profile by selecting it from the personal menu (see right) Badges are normally on the bottom left of the …