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Skills for Learning: IT & Digital Skills

Books and website


Alexander, M. (2022) Excel dashboards & reports for dummies. 4th ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Bluttman, K. (2021) Excel formulas & functions for dummies. 6th ed. Hoboken: Wiley.

Harvey, G. (2019) Excel 2019 all-in-one for dummies. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons.

McFedries, P. (2022) Excel data analysis for dummies. 5th ed. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons.

Wang, W. (2018) Office 2019 for Dummies. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons.




Video tutorials can be an effective way of developing IT skills. GCFLearnFree provides a comprehensive range of tutorial topics covering Word, PowerPoint and Excel, as well as social media, email and tips on how to be technology savvy.

Microsoft Educator Centre

Microsoft Educator Centre provides trainings and resources to support multimedia experiences that keep educators, students, and families connected.

Microsoft Support

Microsoft Support provides helps and trainings on Office apps.



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