Here is some text I prepared for a possible Google Apps Developer blog guest post. It doesn’t look like it’s going to get published so rather than letting it go to waste I thought I’d publish here
In this example Google Apps Script is used to create a custom user interface that can be used in Google Spreadsheets, allowing tutors to enter feedback and grades based on individual assessment criteria pulled from a central data source (another Google Spreadsheet). The system then generates personalised feedback forms (Google Documents) based on the data and distributes them to students
In this post I’ll show I’ve create a quick dashboard in Google Spreadsheets which takes a list of blog RSS feeds and filters for specific tags/categories. Whilst demonstrated this with the JISC OERRI projects the same technique could be used in other scenarios, such as, as a way to track student blogs.
Lou McGill from the JISC/HEA OER Programme Synthesis and Evaluation team recently contacted me as part of the OER Review asking if there was a way to analyse and visualise […]
A post demonstrating how you can generate a OPML RSS bundle from a webpage containing a list of blog urls
A feature of Google Docs I wasn’t aware of, that the Insert Image Search automatically filters for Creative Commons released pictures
Another look at feeding the Timeline tool developed by Verite using media extract from tweets by Topsy. This time the spreadsheet template is designed to be more flexible so that anyone can use it.
Update: New version of this spreadsheet template here There’s a new kid on the block if you are considering an open source timeline tools. For a long time the Simile […]
As recently mentioned on Sheila’s work blog the way the @jisccetis twitter account is evolving. Up until recently this account was used as a broadcast channel, pushing out latest news […]
In Using Google Reader to create a searchable archive of Twitter mentions Alan Cann commented: Subscribing to RSS feeds in Google Reader is my bog standard way of archiving Twitter […]