Digital Toolkit

We have put together this Digital Toolkit to help you with your studies.

These courses will give you the skills needed to use these tools with confidence.

If you would like any further information, please contact us on ldr@dundeeandangus.ac.uk

With Adobe Acrobat DC software you can create, edit, sign and share PDF files from Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents, images or photos from your mobile device or online. 

This course focuses on developing the skills required to stay safe, legal and confident online. 

Canva is a graphic-design tool website. It uses a drag-and-drop format. The tools can be used for both web and print media design and graphics.

ClickView is a video content resource that allows you to access curriculum aligned videos to support you throughout your studies.

The information contained within this document is intended as general guidelines and an interpretation of current copyright issues.  It is not intended and should not be construed as legal advice. 

Eduroam is accessible at most college and university campuses throughout the UK and will give you free access to the internet whilst you are a student at the College.

A flashcard or flash card is a card bearing information, such as words or numbers, on either or both sides, used in classroom drills or in private study. 

Flipgrid is a simple, free video discussion platform that makes learning fun, fulfilling, and empowering.

Immersive Reader is a free tool built into various Microsoft packages that uses proven techniques to improve reading and writing for people regardless of their age or ability.

OneNote is like a digital binder, an online notebook where you can take notes on individual pages, then organise the pages within subject tabs.

Excel online extends your experience to the web browser, where you can work with documents directly on the website where the document is stored. 

With Microsoft Forms, you can create surveys, quizzes, and polls, invite others to respond, see real-time results as they’re submitted and use built-in analytics.

Office Lens is a great way to capture information from documents, whiteboards, business cards, receipts, menus, signs, handwritten memos, or anything else containing text that you want to import. 

Log in using your College email address and password.

To install Office 365 onto your device click Install Office and select Office 365 apps. Click on download files > Click run > Click yes.

OneDrive is a free online cloud storage service for anyone with a Microsoft Account.  This means you can save your College files to OneDrive and get them from any device, anywhere.

In this course we will investigate how Microsoft OneNote can be utilised as a collaboration tool to create and share resources with others.

This session provides you with an opportunity to develop your skills in Microsoft Outlook

This course will cover accessing PowerPoint online, through to editing slide layouts and collaborating with others using PowerPoint.

This course is designed to support you when using Microsoft Teams

This course provides you with an opportunity to develop your skills in Microsoft Word – online. This includes; formatting text to adding a bibliography to your College work.

A mind map is a tool that allows you to captures the thinking that goes on inside your head. As well as physical mind maps you can also create digital mind maps.

MyLearning is a the College VLE where you can find all your online course material.  You can find class notes, learning activities, further information and assessments.  

Onefile is an electronic folder system where you will record all your workbased/onsite activities and job.

Openverse is a tool that allows openly licensed and public domain works to be discovered and used by everyone.

Once you finish creating your presentation in PowerPoint, you can save it as a video to share with others.  

Prezi is a web-based tool for creating presentations. It’s similar to other presentation software like Microsoft PowerPoint, but it offers some unique features that make it a good alternative.

SCHOLAR currently offer 37 online courses for Scottish schools and colleges aligned to the SQA curriculum at National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher level. 

Audio on Microsoft PowerPoints can be useful. This option allows you to add further information to your presentation that you cannot cover in the slides alone.

This course guides you through software available that may be useful to you as a tool for creating online surveys to gather data and feedback.

Turnitin is an online area where you can submit your assignment.  Your lecturer will view it online and give you feedback and a grade. 

Remember to contact the Learning & Digital Resources Team if you feel you need any further support, we are always happy to help!