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Develop your digital skills this term – new dates released

Jasmin E Mullings20 April 2022

How to book

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

What’s on offer

ISD Digital Skills Development have released new dates for Term 3. Most of our sessions will be offered remotely using Microsoft Teams, however, this term there are a couple that will take place on campus. These are marked in the schedule as ‘campus based’ in bold. See our latest schedule below.

We are offering a wide range of courses covering Stata, Matlab, Unix, Microsoft apps (including Teams, OneNote and Sway) and much more. Highlights include the following brand new additions:

  • DSD: Best practice for video captions and transcripts
  • DSD: Explore the potential of UCL Media Central
  • DSD: Scripting Stata Tables
  • DSD: Scripting Stata Graphs

As a reminder, please note that most of our events are interactive training sessions and are not recorded. Therefore, we ask that you please ensure you are able to attend before booking and cancel your place if you are no longer able to attend. If you have any accessibility requirements, please let us know by emailing the ISD Digital Skills Development mailbox in advance: isd-digiskills@ucl.ac.uk

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 both remotely and in person for those who would like individual support on a specific issue. The dates and times of the sessions, along with the joining 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 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
04/05/2022 13:45 14:30 DSD: Excel Essential Skills programme (self-paced) – Orientation Remote classroom
04/05/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Filming advice for a short film Remote classroom
04/05/2022 09:45 12:00 DSD: Managing Long Documents in Word 2016 Remote classroom
04/05/2022 09:45 11:00 DSD: Pivot Tables in Excel – Demo Remote classroom
04/05/2022 09:45 11:00 DSD: Planning a short film Remote classroom
04/05/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Word tips and tricks Remote classroom
05/05/2022 09:45 11:30 DSD: Creating accessible PowerPoint presentations Remote classroom
05/05/2022 09:45 11:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio – Part 1 (Remote classroom) – WAITING LIST ONLY Remote classroom
12/05/2022 09:45 12:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio – Part 2 (Remote classroom) – WAITING LIST ONLY Remote classroom
19/05/2022 09:45 12:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio – Part 3 (Remote classroom) – WAITING LIST ONLY Remote classroom
26/05/2022 09:45 12:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio – Part 4 (Remote classroom) WAITING LIST ONLY Remote classroom
05/05/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata – Part 1 (Orientation and materials) Remote classroom
12/05/2022 13:45 16:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata – Part 2 (Using Stata) Remote classroom
19/05/2022 13:45 16:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata – Part 3 (Scripting techniques) Remote classroom
26/05/2022 13:45 16:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata – Part 4 (Modelling and reporting) Remote classroom
05/05/2022 13:45 15:30 DSD: Managing your digital profile and social media presence Remote classroom
06/05/2022 11:45 13:00 DSD: Software for Success: Winning with charts Remote classroom
10/05/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Excel tips and tricks Remote classroom
10/05/2022 09:45 11:00 DSD: Microsoft Teams Introduction (Prerequisite Course for Advanced Workshops) Remote classroom
10/05/2022 10:00 17:00 DSD: Think like a computer programmer Campus based
11/05/2022 09:45 12:00 DSD: Intermediate statistics with Excel 2016 Remote classroom
11/05/2022 09:45 11:30 DSD: VLookup in Excel – workshop Remote classroom
12/05/2022 09:45 11:00 DSD: Basic video editing using iMovie on a Mac Remote classroom
12/05/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Record a narration over your PowerPoint on a PC Remote classroom
17/05/2022 13:45 15:45 DSD: Pivot Tables in Excel – Workshop Remote classroom
18/05/2022 09:45 11:15 DSD: Basic image editing using free tools Remote classroom
18/05/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Excel Essential Skills programme (self-paced) – Worksheet 1 Review Remote classroom
18/05/2022 09:45 12:00 DSD: Scripting Stata Graphs Remote classroom
19/05/2022 09:45 11:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 1: Beyond Basics Overview Remote classroom
19/05/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Podcasting made easy – workshop Remote classroom
24/05/2022 09:45 11:00 DSD: Creating Infographics using free web-based tools Remote classroom
24/05/2022 13:45 16:00 DSD: Getting Started with SPSS Remote classroom
24/05/2022 09:45 12:00 DSD: Scripting Stata Tables Remote classroom
24/05/2022 13:45 15:15 DSD: Styles and table of contents in Word – Workshop Remote classroom
25/05/2022 09:45 11:30 DSD: Creating accessible Word documents Remote classroom
25/05/2022 11:45 13:00 DSD: Introduction to REDCap for research (demo and Q&A) Remote classroom
25/05/2022 09:45 11:00 DSD: Microsoft Forms Demo Remote classroom
26/05/2022 09:45 12:00 DSD: Blogging with Reflect (WordPress-based) – Workshop Remote classroom
27/05/2022 11:45 13:00 DSD: In a Nutshell: Excel functions we should all know Remote classroom
30/05/2022 17:00 20:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio (Campus-based) – Part 1 Campus based
31/05/2022 17:00 20:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio (Campus-based) – Part 2 Campus based
31/05/2022 13:45 15:30 DSD: Sway, Microsoft’s modern presentation tool – Workshop Remote classroom
01/06/2022 09:45 12:00 DSD: Better Tables in R Remote classroom
01/06/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Excel Essential Skills programme (self-paced) – Worksheet 2 Review Remote classroom
07/06/2022 10:00 17:00 DSD: Introduction to Matlab – Part 1 Campus based
09/06/2022 10:00 17:00 DSD: Introduction to Matlab – Part 2 Campus based
07/06/2022 09:45 11:45 DSD: OneNote 2016 – Workshop Remote classroom
08/06/2022 09:45 12:00 DSD: Data Manipulation in R with Rstudio Remote classroom
08/06/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Excel Essential Skills programme (self-paced) – Worksheet 3 Review Remote classroom
08/06/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Explore the potential of UCL Media Central Remote classroom
08/06/2022 09:45 11:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 2: Managing & Participating in Meetings  Remote classroom
09/06/2022 09:45 11:00 DSD: Excel tips and tricks Remote classroom
10/06/2022 09:45 12:00 DSD: Data Visualization in R with ggplot2 Remote classroom
10/06/2022 12:45 14:00 DSD: In a Nutshell: Starting an Nvivo Project Remote classroom
14/06/2022 09:45 11:00 DSD: Word tips and tricks Remote classroom
14/06/2022 09:45 11:00 DSD: LaTeX: Demo of Overleaf Remote classroom
15/06/2022 09:45 11:45 DSD: Pivot Tables in Excel – Workshop Remote classroom
15/06/2022 13:45 15:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 3: Document Management and Collaboration  Remote classroom
16/06/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Best practice for video captions and transcripts Remote classroom
17/06/2022 11:45 13:00 DSD: Software for Success: Winning with charts Remote classroom
21/06/2022 13:45 15:30 DSD: OneDrive for sharing files Remote classroom
22/06/2022 13:45 15:30 DSD: Photo editing with Pixlr X – Workshop Remote classroom
23/06/2022 09:45 11:30 DSD: VLookup in Excel – workshop Remote classroom

New Digital Skills Development courses released this term

Jasmin E Mullings7 January 2022

How to book

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

What’s on offer

ISD Digital Skills Development have released new dates for Term 2. 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 apps (including Teams, OneNote and Sway) and much more.

We are also delighted to announce the addition of our campus-based ‘Think like a computer programmer‘ course this term. This is a brand new course targeted towards non-coders which introduces learners to programming concepts and helps to demystify coding.

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 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
18/01/2022 09:45 12:00 DSD: Managing Long Documents in Word 2016 Remote classroom
19/01/2022 17:00 20:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio – Part 1 Campus based
14/02/2022 17:00 20:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio – Part 2 Campus based
20/01/2022 09:45 11:00 DSD: Word tips and tricks Remote classroom
21/01/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Excel tips and tricks Remote classroom
28/01/2022 09:45 11:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata – Part 1 (Orientation and materials) Remote classroom
04/02/2022 09:45 12:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata – Part 2 (Using Stata) Remote classroom
11/02/2022 09:45 12:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata – Part 3 (Scripting techniques) Remote classroom
17/02/2022 13:45 16:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata – Part 4 (Modelling and reporting) Remote classroom
21/01/2022 09:45 11:00 DSD: Sway, Microsoft’s modern presentation tool – Demo Remote classroom
25/01/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Creating Infographics using free web-based tools Remote classroom
25/01/2022 13:45 16:00 DSD: Kick-starting your literature review Remote classroom
26/01/2022 13:45 14:30 DSD: Excel Essential Skills programme (self-paced) – Orientation Remote classroom
26/01/2022 14:45 16:00 DSD: Inspiration: Mind mapping tool – an overview demo Remote classroom
26/01/2022 13:45 16:00 DSD: Intermediate statistics with Excel 2016 Remote classroom
26/01/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Mentimeter: Encourage online student interaction Remote classroom
26/01/2022 13:45 15:30 DSD: VLookup in Excel – workshop Remote classroom
27/01/2022 09:45 11:30 DSD: Creating Accessible Word Documents Remote classroom
27/01/2022 13:45 16:00 DSD: Data Manipulation in R with Rstudio Remote classroom
28/01/2022 09:45 11:00 DSD: Microsoft Teams Introduction (Prerequisite Course for Advanced Workshops) Remote classroom
01/02/2022 13:45 15:30 DSD: Creating accessible PowerPoint presentations Remote classroom
01/02/2022 09:45 11:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 1: Beyond Basics Overview Remote classroom
02/02/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Introduction to stop motion animation Remote classroom
02/02/2022 10:45 12:00 DSD: Read&Write: Text-to-speech software – an overview Remote classroom
02/02/2022 11:45 13:00 DSD: Software for success: Data analysis & statistical tools Remote classroom
02/02/2022 09:45 11:30 DSD: Sway, Microsoft’s modern presentation tool – Workshop Remote classroom
03/02/2022 13:45 17:00 DSD: A Quick Introduction to UNIX Remote classroom
03/02/2022 09:45 11:10 DSD: Basic image editing using free tools Remote classroom
03/02/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Video editing with Adobe Creative Cloud Express Remote classroom
08/02/2022 14:00 16:00 DSD: Data Visualization in R with ggplot2 Campus based
08/02/2022 11:45 13:00 DSD: Introduction to REDCap for research – demo and Q&A Remote classroom
08/02/2022 13:45 15:45 DSD: Pivot Tables in Excel – Workshop Remote classroom
08/02/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Podcasting made easy Remote classroom
09/02/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Excel Essential Skills programme (self-paced) – Worksheet 1 Review Remote classroom
09/02/2022 09:45 11:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 2: Managing & Participating in Meetings Remote classroom
10/02/2022 09:45 11:00 DSD: Microsoft Forms Demo Remote classroom
10/02/2022 11:45 13:00 DSD: Software for success: Working with Bibliography and Citation Apps Remote classroom
15/02/2022 13:45 16:00 DSD: Getting Started with SPSS (Part 1) Remote classroom
22/02/2022 13:45 16:00 DSD: Getting Started with SPSS (Part 2) Remote classroom
15/02/2022 11:45 13:00 DSD: Inspiration: Mind mapping tool – an overview demo Remote classroom
15/02/2022 09:45 12:00 DSD: Kick-starting your literature review Remote classroom
16/02/2022 11:45 13:00 DSD: Software for Success: Winning with charts Remote classroom
16/02/2022 09:45 11:30 DSD: XMind mind mapping tool – workshop Remote classroom
17/02/2022 09:45 12:00 DSD: Managing Long Documents in Word 2016 Remote classroom
17/02/2022 09:45 11:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 3: Document Management and Collaboration Remote classroom
23/02/2022 13:45 16:00 DSD: Data Visualization in R with ggplot2 Remote classroom
23/02/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Excel Essential Skills programme (self-paced) – Worksheet 2 Review Remote classroom
23/02/2022 09:45 11:30 DSD: OneDrive for sharing files Remote classroom
23/02/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Word tips and tricks Remote classroom
24/02/2022 13:45 17:00 DSD: Advanced statistics with Excel 2016 Remote classroom
25/02/2022 11:45 13:00 DSD: In a Nutshell: Starting an Nvivo Project Remote classroom
01/03/2022 09:45 11:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 4: Forms Polling in Channels, Chats and Meetings Remote classroom
01/03/2022 09:45 11:00 DSD: Planning a short film Remote classroom
02/03/2022 09:45 11:30 DSD: Creating Accessible PowerPoint Presentations Remote classroom
02/03/2022 09:45 11:30 DSD: Managing your digital profile and social media presence Remote classroom
03/03/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio – Part 1 (Remote classroom) Remote classroom
10/03/2022 13:45 16:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio – Part 2 (Remote classroom) Remote classroom
17/03/2022 13:45 16:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio – Part 3 (Remote classroom) Remote classroom
24/03/2022 13:45 16:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio – Part 4 (Remote classroom) Remote classroom
03/03/2022 09:45 11:00 DSD: Excel tips and tricks Remote classroom
03/03/2022 09:45 11:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata – Part 1 (Orientation and materials) Remote classroom
10/03/2022 09:45 12:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata – Part 2 (Using Stata) Remote classroom
17/03/2022 09:45 12:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata – Part 3 (Scripting techniques) Remote classroom
24/03/2022 09:45 12:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata – Part 4 (Modelling and reporting) Remote classroom
08/03/2022 13:45 17:00 DSD: Further UNIX Remote classroom
08/03/2022 13:45 15:45 DSD: OneNote 2016 – Workshop Remote classroom
08/03/2022 09:45 11:00 DSD: Filming advice for a short film Remote classroom
09/03/2022 09:45 11:00 DSD: Creating Infographics using free web-based tools Remote classroom
09/03/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Excel Essential Skills programme (self-paced) – Worksheet 3 Review Remote classroom
09/03/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Make a short film with your iPhone Remote classroom
09/03/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Pivot Tables in Excel – Demo Remote classroom
09/03/2022 09:45 11:00 DSD: Video editing with Adobe Creative Cloud Express Remote classroom
11/03/2022 11:45 13:00 DSD: In a Nutshell: Excel functions we should all know Remote classroom
15/03/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Microsoft Teams Introduction (Prerequisite Course for Advanced Workshops) Remote classroom
16/03/2022 09:45 11:45 DSD: Charting with Excel 2016 Remote classroom
16/03/2022 10:00 17:00 DSD: Introduction to Matlab (Part 1) Campus based
18/03/2022 10:00 17:00 DSD: Introduction to Matlab (Part 2) Campus based
16/03/2022 13:45 15:15 DSD: Styles and table of contents in Word – Workshop Remote classroom
16/03/2022 13:45 15:00 DSD: Video editing with iMovie Remote classroom
22/03/2022 09:45 11:30 DSD: Sway, Microsoft’s modern presentation tool – Workshop Remote classroom
23/03/2022 09:45 11:10 DSD: Basic image editing using free tools Remote classroom
24/03/2022 09:45 11:45 DSD: Pivot Tables in Excel – Workshop Remote classroom
29/03/2022 09:45 11:30 DSD: VLookup in Excel – workshop Remote classroom
30/03/2022 09:45 11:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 1: Beyond Basics Overview Remote classroom

Brand new courses released to develop your digital skills this term

Jasmin E Mullings4 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
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
17/12/2021 11:45 13:00 DSD: In a Nutshell: Starting an Nvivo Project Remote classroom

Develop your digital skills this academic year – new dates released

Jasmin E Mullings26 April 2021

How 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 3 to be offered online via Blackboard Collaborate and Microsoft Teams.

We are offering a wide range of courses covering R, Stata, Microsoft Tools (including Forms, OneNote and Sway) and much more. Highlights this term include:

  • Inspiration: Mind mapping tool – an overview demo;
  • Read&Write: Text-to-speech software – an overview;
  • Digital book making.

We are continuing to offer our popular Software for success and In a Nutshell sessions.

Software for Success sessions are aimed at those starting a new research project, thesis or dissertation and unsure what tools to use for writing up, citation, data analysis etc. These short, lunchtime sessions will help you answer these questions and determine the best way to get up and running.

In a Nutshell sessions highlight a single task in a particular application, such as starting a project in NVivo for example.

We have also adapted our introductory series of Excel Essential Skills Workshops to a self-paced programme with some interactive sessions. Learn more on the Excel Essential Skills Workshops blog post about the new format.

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.

Joining a course

Please view the current schedule of courses and workshops below. Once you’ve looked at the schedule and chosen the course(s) you want to book, follow the instructions on the How to enrol on courses blog post to book. Please also view the course description carefully to ensure you have all the information, check for any pre-learning (if applicable) and know how to join the live session(s).

As we will use Blackboard Collaborate for many of our sessions, please watch the 10-minute Participant video guide which explains how to use and what to expect from the BB Collaborate platform.

Once you’ve booked on a course, please visit our Digital Skills Development Moodle course to find any course materials and pre-learning (if applicable). As some courses have pre-learning, please ensure you allow yourself enough time to complete this. Please also download any available course materials in advance of the live session.

We will send out the link to join the session the day before (or Friday if it’s a Monday course) but you can also join directly from MyLearning (see blog post for instructions on how to do this).

Also note that we have added an extra 15 minutes to the start time of our courses to allow participants to test out their audio/connection. The actual course will start promptly on the hour (15 minutes after the advertised time).

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.

Current schedule

Date Start End Class title
04/05/2021 09:45 12:00 DSD: Managing Long Documents in Word 2016
04/05/2021 10:45 12:00 DSD: Read&Write: Text-to-speech software – an overview
05/05/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: Introduction to Teams/Prerequisite course for Advanced workshops
05/05/2021 11:45 13:00 DSD: In a Nutshell: Excel functions we should all know
06/05/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: Record a narration over your PowerPoint
06/05/2021 13:45 14:30 DSD: Excel Essential Skills programme – Orientation session
06/05/2021 13:45 15:30 DSD: Creating accessible PowerPoint presentations
07/05/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: Word tips and tricks
11/05/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: Video editing using ‘Adobe Spark’
11/05/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata (Part 1)
19/05/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata (Part 2)
25/05/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata (Part 3)
01/06/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata (Part 4)
11/05/2021 13:45 15:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams: workshop 1
11/05/2021 14:45 16:00 DSD: Inspiration: Mind mapping tool – an overview demo
12/05/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: Excel tips and tricks
13/05/2021 14:45 16:00 DSD: Read&Write: Text-to-speech software – an overview
14/05/2021 09:45 11:45 DSD: Pivot Tables in Excel – Workshop
14/05/2021 13:45 15:30 DSD: Creating accessible PowerPoint presentations
17/05/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Podcasting made easy
17/05/2021 13:45 15:30 DSD: Sway, Microsoft’s modern presentation tool – Workshop
19/05/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio (Part 1)
26/05/2021 09:45 12:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio (Part 2)
03/06/2021 09:45 12:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio (Part 3)
03/06/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio (Part 4)
19/05/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams: workshop 2
20/05/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Excel Worksheet 1 – Review session
20/05/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Getting Started with Markdown
20/05/2021 09:45 11:45 DSD: OneNote 2016 – Workshop
20/05/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Mentimeter: encouraging student interaction
21/05/2021 13:45 15:30 DSD: Creating accessible Word documents
24/05/2021 13:45 15:30 DSD: Make a short film using your iPhone
24/05/2021 14:00 17:00
DSD: Managing Long Documents in Word 2016 (including Zotero)
25/05/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: Use online whiteboards to encourage student interaction
25/05/2021 10:45 12:00 DSD: Inspiration: Mind mapping tool – an overview demo
25/05/2021 13:45 15:30 DSD: Styles and table of contents in Word – Workshop
26/05/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Vlookup in Excel – workshop
27/05/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: Intermediate Statistics with Excel 2016
27/05/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: Blogging with Reflect (WordPress-based) – Workshop
28/05/2021 13:45 15:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams: workshop 3
01/06/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: Introduction to Stop motion animation
01/06/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Introduction to Teams/Prerequisite course for Advanced workshops
02/06/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: Word tips and tricks
02/06/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Digital book making
03/06/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: Online social interaction platforms
04/06/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Excel Worksheet 2 – Review session
03/06/2021 13:45 15:30 DSD: XMind mind mapping tool – workshop
04/06/2021 11:45 13:00 DSD: In a Nutshell: Starting an Nvivo Project
08/06/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Microsoft Forms Demo
09/06/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Sway, Microsoft’s modern presentation tool – Workshop
09/06/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: Advanced Statistics with Excel 2016
10/06/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams: workshop 1
10/06/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Excel tips and tricks
14/06/2021 13:45 15:30 DSD: Vlookup in Excel – workshop
15/06/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams: workshop 2
16/06/2021 09:45 11:45 DSD: Pivot Tables in Excel – Workshop
18/06/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams: workshop 3
28/06/2021 13:45 15:30 DSD: Creating accessible Word documents

Further Digital Skills Development dates now available this term

Jasmin E Mullings15 February 2021

Signpost with 'Digital Skills' written on itHow 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 the second half of Term 2 to be offered online via Blackboard Collaborate and Microsoft Teams.

We are offering a wide range of courses covering R, Stata, Microsoft Tools (including Forms, OneNote and Sway) and much more. Highlights this term include:

  • Introduction to Teams & Prerequisite course for Advanced workshops;
  • Excel Essential Skills programme – Orientation session;
  • XMind mind mapping tool – workshop.

This term we are bringing back our popular Software for success and In a Nutshell sessions.

Software for Success sessions are aimed at those starting a new research project, thesis or dissertation and unsure what tools to use for writing up, citation, data analysis etc. These short, lunchtime sessions will help you answer these questions and determine the best way to get up and running.

In a Nutshell sessions highlight a single task in a particular application, such as starting a project in NVivo for example.

We have also adapted our introductory series of Excel Essential Skills Workshops to a self-paced programme with some interactive sessions. Learn more on the Excel Essential Skills Workshops blog post about the new format.

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.

Joining a course

Please view the current schedule of courses and workshops below. Once you’ve looked at the schedule and chosen the course(s) you want to book, follow the instructions on the How to enrol on courses blog post to book. Please also view the course description carefully to ensure you have all the information, check for any pre-learning (if applicable) and know how to join the live session(s).

As we will use Blackboard Collaborate for many of our sessions, please watch the 10-minute Participant video guide which explains how to use and what to expect from the BB Collaborate platform.

Once you’ve booked on a course, please visit our Digital Skills Development Moodle course to find any course materials and pre-learning (if applicable). As some courses have pre-learning, please ensure you allow yourself enough time to complete this. Please also download any available course materials in advance of the live session.

We will send out the link to join the session the day before (or Friday if it’s a Monday course) but you can also join directly from MyLearning (see blog post for instructions on how to do this).

Also note that we have added an extra 15 minutes to the start time of our courses to allow participants to test out their audio/connection. The actual course will start promptly on the hour (15 minutes after the advertised time).

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.

Current schedule

Date Start End Class title
16/02/2021 13:45 15:45 DSD: OneNote 2016 – Workshop
17/02/2021 09:45 12:00 DSD: Blogging with Reflect (WordPress-based) – Workshop
17/02/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: LaTeX: Demo of Overleaf
18/02/2021 09:45 12:00 DSD: Intermediate Statistics with Excel 2016
18/02/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 3: Document Management and Collaboration
18/02/2021 10:45 12:00 DSD: Read&Write: Text-to-speech software – an overview
18/02/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Microsoft Forms Demo
19/02/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Creating accessible Word documents
23/02/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio – Part 1
02/03/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio – Part 2
12/03/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio – Part 3
24/02/2021 13:45 14:30 DSD: Excel Essential Skills programme – Orientation session
25/02/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata – Part 1 (Orientation and materials)
04/03/2021 09:45 12:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata – Part 2 (Using Stata)
11/03/2021 09:45 12:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata – Part 3 (Scripting techniques)
25/02/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Creating accessible PowerPoint presentations
26/02/2021 11:45 13:00 DSD: Software for success: Working with Bibliography and Citation Apps
26/02/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Pivot Tables in Excel – Demo
26/02/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: Introduction to Teams & Prerequisite course for Advanced workshops
02/03/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Word tips and tricks
03/03/2021 09:45 11:45 DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 1: Beyond Basics Overview
04/03/2021 13:45 15:45 DSD: Pivot Tables in Excel – Workshop
05/03/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Sway, Microsoft’s modern presentation tool – Workshop
08/03/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Excel tips and tricks
09/03/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: Introduction to Teams & Prerequisite course for Advanced workshops
10/03/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Excel Worksheet 1 – Review session
11/03/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: Managing Long Documents in Word 2016
11/03/2021 13:45 15:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 2: Managing & Participating in Meetings
12/03/2021 09:45 11:45 DSD: OneNote 2016 – Workshop
16/03/2021 13:45 15:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 3: Document Management and Collaboration
17/03/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Vlookup in Excel – workshop
23/03/2021 09:45 12:00 DSD: Advanced Statistics with Excel 2016
24/03/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: XMind mind mapping tool – workshop
24/03/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Excel Worksheet 2 – Review session

Develop your digital skills in 2021 – new dates released

Jasmin E Mullings12 January 2021

Image of woman holding a tabletHow 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 the first half of Term 2 to be offered online via Blackboard Collaborate and Microsoft Teams.

We are offering a wide range of courses covering R, Stata, Microsoft Tools (including Forms, OneNote and Sway) and much more. Highlights this term include:

  • Three brand new Microsoft Teams Workshops;
  • Inspiration: Mind mapping tool – an overview demo;
  • Introduction to Stop Motion Animation.

This term we are bringing back our popular Software for success and In a Nutshell sessions, beginning with ‘Software for success: Choosing data analysis and statistical tools’ and ‘In a Nutshell: Starting an Nvivo Project’.

Software for Success sessions are aimed at those starting a new research project, thesis or dissertation and unsure what tools to use for writing up, citation, data analysis etc. These short, lunchtime sessions will help you answer these questions and determine the best way to get up and running.

In a Nutshell sessions highlight a single task in a particular application, such as starting a project in NVivo for example.

We have also adapted our introductory series of Excel Essential Skills Workshops to a self-paced programme with some interactive sessions. Learn more on the Excel Essential Skills Workshops blog post about the new format.

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.

Joining a course

Please view the current schedule of courses and workshops below. Once you’ve looked at the schedule and chosen the course(s) you want to book, follow the instructions on the How to enrol on courses blog post to book. Please also view the course description carefully to ensure you have all the information, check for any pre-learning (if applicable) and know how to join the live session(s).

As we will use Blackboard Collaborate for many of our sessions, please watch the 10-minute Participant video guide which explains how to use and what to expect from the BB Collaborate platform.

Once you’ve booked on a course, please visit our Digital Skills Development Moodle course to find any course materials and pre-learning (if applicable). As some courses have pre-learning, please ensure you allow yourself enough time to complete this. Please also download any available course materials in advance of the live session. Not all the new courses will have pre-learning and course materials available yet, however, we will endeavour to make them available by Monday 18th January. If materials will be made available later for any particular course, a date will be given for when they are available.

We will send out the link to join the session the day before (or morning before if it’s a Monday course) but you can also join directly from MyLearning (see blog post for instructions on how to do this).

Also note that we have added an extra 15 minutes to the start time of our courses to allow participants to test out their audio/connection. The actual course will start promptly on the hour (15 minutes after the advertised time).

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.

Current schedule

Date Start End Title
19/01/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata – Part 1 (Orientation and materials)
26/01/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata – Part 2 (Using Stata)
02/02/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata – Part 3 (Scripting techniques)
09/02/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: Getting Started with Stata – Part 4 (Modelling and reporting)
20/01/2021 11:45 13:00 DSD: In a Nutshell: Starting an Nvivo Project
21/01/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Mentimeter: Encourage online student interaction
21/01/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Word tips and tricks
21/01/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio – Part 1
28/01/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio – Part 2
04/02/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio – Part 3
12/02/2021 13:45 16:00 DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio – Part 4
22/01/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Excel tips and tricks
26/01/2021 10:45 12:00 DSD: Inspiration: Mind mapping tool – an overview demo
26/01/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Sway, Microsoft’s modern presentation tool – Demo
27/01/2021 09:45 12:00 DSD: Managing Long Documents in Word 2016
27/01/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: Mentimeter: Encourage online student interaction
27/01/2021 09:45 11:15 DSD: OneDrive for sharing files
27/01/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Pivot Tables in Excel – Demo
28/01/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Creating accessible Word documents
28/01/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Record a narration over your PowerPoint on a PC
02/02/2021 09:45 11:45 DSD: Pivot Tables in Excel – Workshop
04/02/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: Using Audacity to record and edit sound
04/02/2021 13:45 15:30 DSD: Sway, Microsoft’s modern presentation tool – Workshop
05/02/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 1: Beyond Basics Overview
09/02/2021 11:45 13:00 DSD: Inspiration: Mind mapping tool – an overview demo
10/02/2021 09:45 11:00 DSD: Video editing with Adobe Spark
10/02/2021 09:45 11:15 DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 2: Managing & Participating in Meetings
10/02/2021 11:45 13:00 DSD: Software for success: Choosing data analysis and statistical tools
11/02/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Introduction to Stop Motion Animation
12/02/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Vlookup in Excel – workshop
16/02/2021 13:45 15:45 DSD: OneNote 2016 – Workshop
17/02/2021 09:45 12:00 DSD: Blogging with Reflect (WordPress-based) – Workshop
17/02/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: LaTeX: Demo of Overleaf
18/02/2021 09:45 12:00 DSD: Intermediate Statistics with Excel 2016
18/02/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 3: Document Management and Collaboration
18/02/2021 10:45 12:00 DSD: Read&Write: Text-to-speech software – an overview
18/02/2021 13:45 15:00 DSD: Microsoft Forms Demo
19/02/2021 09:45 11:30 DSD: Creating accessible Word documents