Skills and training

The Skills Team are available to support, advise, and train in the following areas:

Technology Enhanced Learning

  • Moodle
  • Turnitin
  • MAF Online
  • ChiPlayer (Panopto)
  • Blended learning
  • Developing Digital Literacy
  • Gamification
  • Electronic Management of Assignments (EMA)
  • Flipping the classroom
  • Twitter in education
  • Interactive voting systems
  • Distance learning advice

IT skills

  • Office 365 utilities - email and calendar
  • Microsoft Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • OneDrive
  • OneNote
  • Outlook desktop client
  • Skype for Business
  • Windows 10 support
  • Assistive technologies
  • SAM (Student Attendance Management)
  • IT tips, tricks and timesaving

Creative skills

  • Video editing - Final Cut X, Adobe Premiere
  • Image editing - Adobe Photoshop
  • Audio editing - Logic Pro X, Adobe Audition, Sibelius
  • Desktop publishing - Adobe InDesign
  • Mac OS support

Academic skills

  • Referencing
  • Academic writing
  • Essay planning & structuring
  • Critical thinking & writing
  • Dissertations
  • Exams & revision
  • Reading & note-taking
  • Presentations & Posters
  • Grammar & Punctuation 
  • Reflective writing
  • Time management/organisation

Please note, in addition the Library team offer training in library skills.