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LEARN Smart: Apps, Tools and Video Tutorials

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Tutorials and Apps

This is just a few video tutorials for useful Apps but no doubt you will have your own favourites!

Share with us the apps that you couldn't live without



Don't be intimidated by the list of apps you are directed to in this section. No-one expects you to be able, or want to become expert at using all of them. Try things out to see what works for you. There are many more out there for you to use, these are just a few to start you off.

Library searching and storing

Links directly to the University of Dundee library.


Content creation (blogging, screencasts, vodcasts)

Blab (video streaming)

Kahoot tutorial (simple question/answer generation)

Prezi tutorial (lecture presentation tool)

Microsoft ExpressionDerek Robertson demonstrates screen capture

Microsoft ExpressionDerek Robertson demonstrates converting to MP4 format

Screencast-o-matic (video presentation)

tumblr (blog creation) tutorial

WordPress tutorial


Scheduling/business management

University file store

UoD File Store, Sync and Share Service

UoD BOX tutorial

File sharing/management