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Skills for Learning: IT & Digital Skills


IT and digital skills form a vital part of the package of skills referred to as 'digital literacy'. Developing good IT and digital skills will help you succeed in your academic studies and improve your future employability.

We run interactive workshops to help you develop your academic IT skills. Find out more on the Skills for Learning Workshops page.

We have online academic skills modules within MyBeckett for all levels of university study. These modules will help your academic development and support your success at LBU. You can work through the modules at your own pace, revisiting them as required. Find out more from our FAQ What academic skills modules are available?

IT self-study booklets

These IT self-study booklets can be used to help improve your academic IT skills. The booklets are designed to be used for self-study, as well as in the classroom. You can download the booklets by clicking on the links below. All these Microsoft software are available on desktop PCs in the library.

IT video tutorials

Video tutorials can be an effective way of developing IT skills. Click on the links below for video tutorials on Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Publisher.


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This is because Skills for Learning live events have finished for this academic year. You can find recordings of sessions that ran this year on a range of topics on our Building on Feedback page.

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