Technology for learning

IT Essentials

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In IT Essentials you will learn about the key digital tools, systems, and services you will need for your studies, the range of Microsoft software applications and how to access them, the digital tools for creating, storing and organising your work and where to get help and support.

Estimated duration is 30 minutes.

Using Collaborate for online lectures

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In Using collaborate for online lectures you will learn how to access Collborate lectures and webinars, how to make the most of Collaborate Ultra when attending an online lecture, the tools Collaborate Ultra has that can help you to get involved with a lecture, from how to use the chat function to making the most of its built-in accessibility features.

Estimated duration is 15 minutes.

Apps for online group working

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In Apps for online group work you will learn about Microsoft Teams and other online apps you can use for effective collaborative group working.

Estimated duration is 15 minutes.

Using Microsoft Word to format your essay

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In Using Microsoft Word to format your essay you will learn how to use the tools in MS Word to format your assessments. Topics include fonts, line spacing, paragraph alignment, indentations, margins, numbering, headers and footers, footnotes, spelling and grammar and word count.

Estimated duration is 15 minutes.

Narrated Presentations and Video submissions

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Learn how to record narration and create a video using a PowerPoint presentation and how to use Screencast-o-Matic, a software tool which can record your screen and also allow you to add video material from other sources to produce a finished video.