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  • IT Training A - Z

    We provide classroom and online courses to develop and enhance IT skills for students and staff of Oxford Brookes University.

    Classroom based courses are available to staff and postgraduate students. Classes are typically 2 or 3 hours in duration. Some courses are organised as workshops, where participants work on a variety of topics with tutors providing one to one support.

    We offer ECDL IT qualifications to all students, staff and the general public.

    Online courses enable 24/7 self-paced learning, using a combination of documents, video, and software.

    Browse by software/application to find courses, classroom training and learning resources.
  • A

    Access Microsoft database

    Adobe Connect online classroom, webinar, conferencing

    Adobe Creative Suite graphic design, web design and video editing

    ArcGIS analytical mapping software

    Assistive Technology for students who are registered with the Disability and Dyslexia/SpLD Services

    Audio Visual equipment hire camcorders, camera, data projectors

    Audio Visual help

    C

    Coding free tutorials from Codecademy or Khan Academy

    D

    Data protection (information security) for staff

    Dreamweaver Adobe web editor

    E

    ECDL IT qualifications

    eCSIS and PIP (for staff) delivered by Student Central

    Ektron web content management system, delivered by Corporate Affairs (for staff)

    Endnote referencing software, delivered by the Library 

    Excel Microsoft spreadsheet

    G

    Google for email, calendars, document storage and collaboration

    Graphics graphic design, web design and video editing

    H

    HR and Payroll including eRecruitment (for staff)  

    I

    Illustrator Adobe graphics editor for print publications

    InDesign Adobe desktop publisher

    Information security (data protection) for staff

    IT Essentials Wi-Fi, printing, Google, and Moodle for new students and staff 

    L

    Lecture Capture (for staff)

    Library Training including EndNote and information skills

    M

    Mediasite - Lecture Capture (for staff)

    Microsoft Office

    Moodle (for students)

    Moodle (for staff)

    N

    NVivo qualitative statistical analysis used by researchers

    O

    Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development

    P

    Phones (for staff)   

    Photoshop Adobe graphics editor

    PIP (for students) delivered by Student Central

    PIP and eCSIS (for staff) delivered by Student Central

    PowerPoint Microsoft presentation

    Printing Brookes Print Anywhere

    Project Microsoft project management

    Publisher Microsoft desktop publisher

    S

    Safe and Secure on the Internet. Cyber security online training

    SPSS statistical software used by researchers

    Statslink and Mathslink advice and training for research-active staff

    T

    Telephones (for staff)

    Turnitin/Feedback Studio online marking and feedback tool

    U

    Upgrade study advice for help on statistics, maths and study skills such as planning and writing essays

    V

    Voicemail (for staff)

    W

    Word Microsoft word processor

    Whiteboards