Online materials covering basic IT topics and how to get started with University technology and resources.
Interactive courses and resources for staff including simulations, demonstrations, animations and assessments.
Microsoft's web-based help and training area is known as Office Online and contains training courses, demonstrations, guides and help facilities for novice to advanced users.
Learn to touch type correctly with the Kaz online typing tutor.
ECDL certification programmes consist of modules which define the skills and competencies necessary to be a proficient user of a computer and common computer applications.
The University no longer offers a subscription to ECDL online. A PDF version of syllabus 4.5 is available on our Documents Catalogue.
A number of local providers offer access to ECDL material and test centre facilities.
Our 'HowTo' wiki is a collaborative space where you can find hints and tips relating to information and technology skills, as well as sharing your knowledge with others.
Workbooks and exercise files from our courses that you can download and work through in your own time, as well as notes and reference materials on many topics.
CustomGuide provides free online guides for widely-used PC and Mac software - including a comprehensive overview of technologies covered in ECDL. These are aimed at beginners, but also contain useful hints and tips for more experienced users.
This article was published on Sep 18, 2012