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DigiHull: Digital Skills

DigiSkills

University of Hull staff can sign up for our new DigiSkills course. Delivered online over seven days, it covers everything you need to get digitally savvy.

Next available date: Week commencing 6th September

About the course

This course focuses on the use of Microsoft (Office) 365 and core university systems to develop five essential digital capabilities:

  1. Communication, collaboration and participation
  2. Digital creation, problem solving and innovation
  3. Digital identity and wellbeing
  4. Information, data and media literacies
  5. Digital learning and development

The DigiSkills course will take you less than an hour a day. You can do this anytime in the day - so it is completely flexible to your workload of the day. The course is delivered online through Canvas so you can take part wherever you are. You just need access to the internet. 

Course outline

The final program for the digital researcher is still to be confirmed, but the participation dates below are set as follows:

Day Activity
Saturday 4th September & Sunday 5th September Introduction to DigiSkills
The course site opens with a brief introduction to Microsoft (Office) 365 and will give you the opportunity to introduce yourself ahead of the course starting on Monday 6th September. 
Monday 6th September Digital Communication [core activity]
Collaboration in Microsoft (Office) 365: Teams, Outlook and associated tools.
Tuesday 7th September Digital creation [core activity]
Creation, problem solving and innovation with Microsoft Office.
Wednesday 8th September Digital identity and wellbeing [core activity]
Personalisation, security and time management with Microsoft Office and Windows. 
Thursday 9th September

Information, data and media [core activity]
Storing files and managing data in Microsoft 365. 

Friday 10th September Digital learning and development [core activity]
OneNote, social networks, self-development and the Microsoft Education Community. 
Saturday 11th September & Sunday 12th September Catch-up
The course remains open for the weekend to give you a chance to catch up and complete activities
Week commencing Monday 13th September Your digital skills
Reflections, personal development and future planning

 

You must complete all [core activity] to receive your digital badge.

Register for course: