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Archive for August, 2019

Open Badges Backpack changing to Badgr: last chance to move your badges

August 21st, 2019 at 07:08

For some time now users have been able to keep track of their Open Badges – such as those we offer for completing Your University Journey and some Health and Safety modules – using Mozilla’s Open Badges Backpack platform. Mozilla  has been aiming to close down this platform for a while and this will be [...]

Microsoft Teams Meetings 2: recording a meeting

August 10th, 2019 at 09:08

Here’s how to record your meeting in a Microsoft Teams meeting. Once you’re in the meeting (I’ve blurred my background here: see Blurring your background for how to do this) mouse over the image to bring up the menu bar. Click the three dots for More actions. You can then click Start recording Don’t forget [...]

Microsoft Teams Meetings 1: blurring your background

August 3rd, 2019 at 09:08

Many of us at the University work in open plan offices, but we still have cause to use Microsoft Teams Meetings for a live online meeting with colleagues. To prevent colleagues being visible to the other attendees via your webcam, or to obscure confidential or irrelevant material in your physical environment, it’s possible to blur [...]