Setting up an easy open online office hours using appear.in
I’ve mentioned the appear.in service a couple of times. This allows you to convene small meetings (up to 8 people) with video, voice and chat without the need for logins or additional browser plugins on both desktop and mobile. My thoughts on using it with virtual office hours.
Mozilla Open Badges Issuer Gadget for Google Sites (and issuing Badges using a Google Spreadsheet)
Want to issue badges in Google Sites? That was the challenge I set myself. My solution is the Open Badges Issuer Gadget for Google Sites. This post outlines my solution and even lets you recieve a badge issued via a Google Form.
[FREE] Receive SMS messages in a Google Spreadsheet for a textwall, voting and more (UK only)
A solution for making a free SMS inbox in a Google Spreadsheet using the IntelliSoftware SMS Gateway and 30 liines of Google Apps Script code. This particular example is used to collect votes for a poster competition but there are many other things you could use it for.
Hacking stuff together with Google Spreadsheets: A simple electronic voting system
Next week I’ll be presenting at Dev8eD (A free event for building, sharing and learning cool stuff in educational technology for learning and teaching!!) doing a session on ‘Hacking stuff together with Google Spreadsheets’. As part of this session I’ll be rolling out some new examples. Here’s one I’ve quickly thrown together to demonstrate UNIQUE and FILTER spreadsheet formula. It’s yet another example of me visiting the topic of electronic voting systems (clickers).
Fast-tracking feedback: Google Apps Script user interface training material [Release 2]
Note: This is a personal post made outwith my current employment at JISC CETIS Back in May 2011 Tony Hirst looked at the Visual UI Editor For Google Apps Script and commented that he thought before long I would have posted something about it. Well almost a year later here’s what I’ve got for you. […]
Fast-tracking feedback using Google Apps Script [Release 1]
In October last year the Sport Learning Technologists at Loughborough College successfully won funding from the LSIS Leadership in Technology (LIT) grant scheme for the Fast-tracking feedback using Google Scripts project. Here’s an extract from the project summary: This project will effectively combine Google Apps for Education and Google Apps Script in order to create […]
Evernote – IS a personal e-portfolio solution for students!
Back in April 2009 I posted Evernote – a personal e-portfolio solution for students?. In the post I highlighted how the features of this young start-up potentially made it a nice solution for a FREE ‘personal’ e-portfolio (that is, removed from the shackles of institutionally bought systems). At the time though I did point out […]
My #eas11 world premier: Creating personalised Google Documents from Form submissions (and some other things)
Tomorrow (Friday 26th August) for my eAssessment Scotland 2011 workshop I’ll be doing a world premier extending the form submit sheet split example to let tutors create individual student Documents from submitted data (e.g. taking a sheet like this and at a click of a button produce this document. Update: Still some refinement in the […]
How it was made: eAssessment Scotland Google Spreadsheet booking form with website and Twitter integration
Even though our RSC is toast after this July we’ve continued our support for the eAssessment Scotland Conference until that time. Our involvement with eAS goes back to the very beginning with 2009’s Strategies across sectors and since then this event has continued to grow becoming the largest UK conference dedicated to e-assessment. For this […]