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Brand new courses released to develop your digital skills this term

By Jasmin E Mullings, on 4 October 2021

Bowl of soup digital skillsHow to book

Please ensure you are using Desktop@UCL or the UCL VPN when booking.

What’s on offer

ISD Digital Skills Development has released new dates for Term 1. Most of our sessions will be offered remotely using Blackboard Collaborate and Microsoft Teams, however, this term there are a couple which will take place on campus. These are marked in the schedule as ‘campus based’. See our latest schedule below.

We are offering a wide range of courses covering R, Stata, Microsoft Tools (including Teams, OneNote and Sway) and much more. In addition, we are excited to announce the following brand new courses to our programme this term:

  • Software for Success: Winning with Charts
  • Basic Image Editing using free tools
  • Planning a short film
  • Filming advice for a short film
  • Video editing with iMovie
  • Managing your digital profile and social media presence

Find out more

For more information on how to book and join a session on the day, please visit our Practical Course Information page.

Drop-ins

We are also hosting our usual weekly drop-in sessions remotely via Blackboard Collaborate for those who would like individual support on a specific issue. The dates and times of the sessions, along with the direct Blackboard Collaborate link, are available in our ISD Digital Skills Development Moodle course.

More digital skills development opportunities…

Learn online with a vast range of high-quality video-based courses from LinkedIn Learning.  These cover technical skills but also business, personal and creative skills as well.  Visit the UCL LinkedIn Learning page to find out more.

DigiLearn Online is a new library of online videos which covers UCL IT essentials. Topics include remote connectivity, data storage essentials, Microsoft Office 365 applications, and much more. Visit the DigiLearn Online webpage to access the video guides.

Latest schedule

Date Start End Class title Delivery mode
12/10/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio (Part 1) Remote classroom
19/10/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio (Part 2) Remote classroom
26/10/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio (Part 3) Remote classroom
02/11/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio (Part 4) Remote classroom
13/10/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Word tips and tricks Remote classroom
14/10/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: Pivot Tables in Excel – Demo Remote classroom
15/10/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: Getting started with Stata (Part 1) Remote classroom
22/10/2021 09:45 12:00 DSD: Getting started with Stata (Part 2) Remote classroom
29/10/2021 09:45 12:00 DSD: Getting started with Stata (Part 3) Remote classroom
05/11/2021 09:45 12:00 DSD: Getting started with Stata (Part 4) Remote classroom
19/10/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Planning a short film Remote classroom
19/10/2021 14:45 16:00 DSD: Excel tips and tricks Remote classroom
20/10/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: Creating accessible PowerPoint Presentations Remote classroom
21/10/2021 09:45 10:30 DSD: Excel Essential Skills programme (self-paced) – Orientation Remote classroom
21/10/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 1 – Beyond Basics overview Remote classroom
26/10/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 2 – Managing and Participating in Meetings Remote classroom
26/10/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: Filming advice for a short film Remote classroom
26/10/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Sway, Microsoft’s modern presentation tool – Demo Remote classroom
26/10/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Video editing with iMovie Remote classroom
27/10/2021 11:45 13:00 DSD: Software for success: Winning with charts Remote classroom
29/10/2021 09:45 11:45 DSD: Pivot Tables in Excel – Workshop Remote classroom
02/11/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: Online whiteboards to encourage student interaction Remote classroom
02/11/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Creating Infographics using free web based tools Remote classroom
02/11/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Mentimeter: Encourage online student interaction Remote classroom
03/11/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 3 – Document Management and Collaboration Remote classroom
03/11/2021 10:45 12:00 DSD: Excel Essential Skills programme – Worksheet 1 Review session Remote classroom
04/11/2021 09:45 12:00 DSD: Managing Long Documents in Word 2016 Remote classroom
04/11/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: XMind mind mapping tool – workshop Remote classroom
04/11/2021 13:45 15:30 DSD: Sway, Microsoft’s modern presentation tool – workshop Remote classroom
09/11/2021 10:00 17:00 DSD: Introduction to Matlab (Part 1) Campus based
11/11/2021 10:00 17:00 DSD: Introduction to Matlab (Part 2) Campus based
09/11/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Vlookup workshop Remote classroom
09/11/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Microsoft Forms demo Remote classroom
09/11/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Podcasting made Easy Remote classroom
10/11/2021 11:45 13:00 Software for success: Working with Bibliography and Citation Apps Remote classroom
11/11/2021 13:45 15:45 DSD: Charting with Excel 2016 Remote classroom
15/11/2021 17:00 20:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio (Part 1) Campus based
17/11/2021 17:00 20:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio (Part 2) Campus based
16/11/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: Data Visualization in R with ggplot2 Remote classroom
16/11/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Microsoft Teams Introduction (Prerequisite Course for Advanced Workshops) Remote classroom
16/11/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Online social interaction environments Remote classroom
17/11/2021 10:45 12:00 DSD: Excel Essential Skills programme – Worksheet 2 Review session Remote classroom
17/11/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Pivot Tables in Excel – Demo Remote classroom
18/11/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: OneDrive for sharing files Remote classroom
18/11/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: Getting Started with SPSS (Part 1) Remote classroom
25/11/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: Getting Started with SPSS (Part 2) Remote classroom
18/11/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Word tips and tricks Remote classroom
23/11/2021 09:45 11:45 DSD: OneNote 2016 – workshop Remote classroom
23/11/2021 13:45 15:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 1 – Beyond Basics overview Remote classroom
24/11/2021 09:45 12:00 DSD: Blogging with Reflect (WordPress-based) – Workshop Remote classroom
24/11/2021 11:45 13:00 Software for success: Writing tools Remote classroom
25/11/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: Excel tips and tricks Remote classroom
26/11/2021 09:45 13:00 DSD: A Quick Introduction to UNIX Remote classroom
30/11/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: Intermediate Statistics with Excel 2016 Remote classroom
30/11/2021 13:45 15:45 DSD: Pivot Tables in Excel – Workshop Remote classroom
01/12/2021 10:45 12:00 DSD: Excel Essential Skills programme – Worksheet 3 Review session Remote classroom
01/12/2021 13:45 15:30 DSD: Vlookup workshop Remote classroom
03/12/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: Basic Image Editing using free tools Remote classroom
03/12/2021 11:45 13:00 DSD: Software for success: Data analysis & statistical tools Remote classroom
07/12/2021 09:45 11:45 DSD: Charting with Excel 2016 Remote classroom
08/12/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 3 – Document Management and Collaboration Remote classroom
09/12/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Creating Accessible PowerPoint Presentations Remote classroom
09/12/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Creating Infographics using free web based tools Remote classroom
10/12/2021 11:45 13:00 DSD: In a Nutshell: Starting an Nvivo Project Remote classroom
13/12/2021 11:45 13:00 DSD: Introduction to RedCap for research (demo and Q&A) Remote classroom
13/12/2021 14:00 15:30 DSD: Managing your digital profile and social media presence Remote classroom
14/12/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: Creating accessible Word documents Remote classroom
14/12/2021 13:45 15:30 DSD: Sway, Microsoft’s modern presentation tool – workshop Remote classroom
15/12/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: Kick-starting your literature review Remote classroom
16/12/2021 09:45 12:00 DSD: Data Manipulation in R with Rstudio Remote classroom
16/12/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 4 – Forms Polling in Channels, Chats and Meetings Remote classroom

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