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Welcome to the Digital Skills Centre

The Digital Skills Centre

 

A bespoke IT & Digital Skills training venue
for both students and staff 

The Digital Skills Centre is currently closed due to the Covid-19 outbreak,
but we will continue to support you as much as we can.
Please email
digitalskills@lsbu.ac.uk with your enquiry.

Online Learning & Working Remotely

Contact Us - The Digital Skills Centre

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How to Find Us

What does the Digital Skills Centre do?

The Digital Skills Centre (DSC) is the home for digital skills training and support for both LSBU staff and students.

Based on the ground floor of the the LSBU Business School this custom-built venue provides flexible learning spaces ideal for delivering 1-to-1, Group and Online Sessions on all of the key platforms and software used at LSBU; including Moodle, my.lsbu, Office 365 and SPSS, to name but a few.

This dedicated learning space offers a wide range of stand-alone workshops, bespoke training and courses leading to professional digital skills qualifications, including Microsoft Office Specialist certification and, shortly, the European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL).

Digital Skills Centre - Our Services

What Training and Support do we provide?

This is an overview of the type of support we offer and the topics covered. However, this is not an exhaustive list, so please feel free to contact us to discuss your needs.

For further details on what we do and how we can support you in the development of your IT & Digital Skills, please click on the appropriate blue tab at the top of this page.

LinkedIn Learning

Numerous courses for software, creative and business skills.

Customised playlists reflecting DSc provision.

LLR Moodle

Training materials to complement face to face provision

Microsoft Office Specialist

Specialist: Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word

Expert: Excel, Word

master: Excel Expert + Word Expert + PowerPoint + Access or Outlook

ECDL

Coming soon... 

Word - Assignment Formatting

Excel - Essentials, Working with Charts, Formulas & Functions

PowerPoint - Essentials, Posters

Moodle - Inductions, Assignment Submissions

NVivo - Literature Review, Qualitative Data Analysis

Building Basic Websites

SPSS - Statistical Analysis

Assistive Technologies - MindManager, ClaroRead

The DSC & Digital Literacy

Digital Literacy refers to an individual's ability to find, evaluate, produce and  communicate clear information through writing and other forms of communication on various digital platforms and using various computer applications.

Click here to find out how the DSC fits within a Digital Literacy Framework and contributes to the development of Digital Competence.  

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