Submitting your Assessments as Screencasts

With the move to online teaching, it may be that you will need to submit screencasts for assessment rather than giving a live presentation, demonstration or walk-through. To help you, this video shows the basic features of Screencast-o-Matic, a simple screencasting tool that we recommend for making short videos, and how to submit the video through…

App of the week: Grammarly

Grammarly is aimed at ‘anyone who writes and wants to improve his or her writing ­– students, bloggers, writers, and professionals’. It’s more thorough than your typical checker, scanning for ‘more than 150 common and advanced grammar rules’. It also looks at punctuation and contextual spelling (such as confusion over to, too or two). It…

Practical tips to stay focused while studying

Make the most of your work or study time with these suggestions. De-clutter your work-space Our lives are filled with constant distractions. When you arrive at your desk, clear your work space to eliminate any distractions that may be present. Notes that aren’t relevant to the task at hand, snacks, scrap paper, garbage, whatever it…