DMU students

Explore some of the 9000 video courses available through the LinkedIn Learning Pilot trial

Tweet Boost your skills or feed your curiosity by exploring some of the video courses available through LinkedIn Learning. Develop and improve ‘the most’ in demand business, technology and creative professional skills by accessing online over 7000 online courses and around 300k videos with LinkedIn Learning. Courses ranging from ‘soft skills’, design to programming and much more in this continuous evolving library of courses. Make the most of the opportunity to access to LinkedIn Learning for free as part of our pilot ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #21. Immersing yourself in Office 365

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). When opening documents in Office 365, take advantage of the Immersive Reader tool. In this view, Office will read text to you, provide tools to make reading easier and display pictures that help with understanding. Immersive Reader also has functions that highlight different types of words. For example; we can tell Immersive Reader to highlight all nouns in a sentence or all adjectives. To use Immersive Reader in Word Online click on View followed by Immersive ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #20. MS Word tip – Add a landscape page

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). You have a MS Word document and you need to add some information or data that won’t ‘fit’ in the ‘portrait page layout in your long document. You can insert this content in the landscape layout keeping all you other page layouts as portrait. Follow the simple steps below to do this! First to help you see ‘markers’ in your pages, under the Home tab select ‘Show/Hide paragraph marks’ button  – this will help you ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #19. We’re back – and a day late!

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). Following last week’s digital detox the CELT team thought it would wait a day to publish the next Tech’ Top Tip. It was certainly an interesting time taking a break from social media from the 16th to the 21st and this gave the team plenty of opportunity to engage with the wellbeing sessions that DMU provided during the detox. To ease us back in to Tech’ Top Tips, today’s tip is just a reminder to colleagues and students that regular breaks from social media ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #18. Digital Detox – we’re having a break

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). De Montfort University Leicester is taking the unprecedented step of turning off its social media channels in order to draw attention to the impact of unrestrained social media use on mental health. The digital detox will run from Wednesday 16th to Monday 21st January inclusive. To support this initiative, we at CELT will also be taking a break from social media and there will be no Tech’ Top Tip on the 21st. The digital detox is part of the #HealthyDMU ... read more