Author Archives: James Lepoittevin

Google Calendar Tips!

By | August 5, 2014

Lately, I’ve been giving some training in the use of Google Calendar. In the process I have learned a few tricks myself, and have been given feedback on things that people found most useful, which I thought may be good to share here! Tip 1: Clear your Calendar clutter by hiding early hours and weekends. At the… Read More »

If This Then That (IFTTT)

By | May 14, 2014

“If This Then That” (IFTTT for short) is a free service that allows you to create digital “recipes”, made up of triggers and actions that operate across different “channels” (services you have activated and authorised to use with IFTTT)  that are coordinated to create your own custom automated commands. An example might be, ‘Whenever I set ‘Evernote’… Read More »

BETT Show 2014

By | February 4, 2014

This January I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the BETT show again, keeping up my consecutive run of visits for the fourth year. I stopped by on Friday for around four hours to get an idea of what sort of technologies are making headway in education this year and to generally keep… Read More »

Colin Lumsden presents at Education Excellence Seminar 2014

By | January 8, 2014

“Using mobile technologies in Undergraduate Medical Education: The Manchester Experience” Dr. Colin Lumsden speaking at the University of Bristol Education Excellence Seminar, January 2014. Yesterday we were very glad to welcome Dr. Colin Lumsden (Manchester Medical School, Paediatric Consultant and Academic e-Learning Lead) to our first Education Excellence Seminar of 2014. Colin has pioneered the use… Read More »