Digital

Deakin staff and students operate in digital environments across communication, marketing, collaboration projects and more. The ‘digital’ skill set provides a range of resources, programs and courses to help staff confidently navigate Deakin’s digital space.

Resources

DeakinPeople help Opens in a new window provides support and resources for all staff and administrators. Find out more about timesheets and pay claims, leave, recruitment, training and more.

Social media at Deakin Opens in a new window contains guidelines to enable and encourage the use of social media tools whilst providing support, guidance and validation to those who plan to or already use social media within their role as a Deakin staff member.

Deakin’s Style Guide Hub Opens in a new window showcases best practice for creating content across various University formats. Find out all you need to know about the brand refresh, design, photography and editorial requirements and more.

A selection of TED Talks Opens in a new window (and more) on analytics.

A collection of TED Talks Opens in a new window (and more) on the topic of code.

A collection of TED Talks Opens in a new window (and more) on the topic of data.

The UX Process Opens in a new window site provides staff with an understanding of the five phases of the User Experience. The site includes tools to assist you at each stage.

Programs

The Staff Shadow Program allows participants to explore technical skills and knowledge through job shadowing. Staff can sign up to be a shadow and/or a host. Visit the Staff Shadow site for more information. Opens in a new window

Courses

Courses and programsDelivery modeTarget audienceLinked resourcesAccess/ enrolment
Sharepoint Design part A
The SharePoint Design Workshop is a hands-on session for new site owners, where you will be guided through a set of practical exercises to start designing your site. You will work on your own site, so that at the conclusion of the session you'll have made real progress on your site design. You'll take away the skills and a set of step-by-step instructions for how to complete basic site customisation, so you can easily repeat the exercises and customise your site further following the session.
OnlineAll staffN/AAccess via: Digital Learning Portal
Queries: zoya.khasim@deakin.edu.au
Sharepoint Design part B
Important note: you need to register separately to attend the part A session. It is necessary to attend both part A and part B session to successfully complete the Design Workshop.

The SharePoint Design Workshop is a hands-on session for new Site Owners, where you will be guided through a set of practical exercises to start designing your site. You will work on your own site, so that at the conclusion of the session you'll have made real progress in your site design. You'll take away the skills and a set of step-by-step instructions for how to complete basic site customisation, so you can easily repeat the exercises and customise your site further following the session.
OnlineAll staffN/AAccess via: Digital Learning Portal
Queries: zoya.khasim@deakin.edu.au
Office 365 Basics
The Office 365 training is a hands on style group training session. During this session you will be introduced to the different applications that are available through the Office 365 online environment. This training is designed for staff wishing to gain a better understanding of Office 365 and the applications contained within it.
OnlineAll staffN/AAccess via: Digital Learning Portal
Queries: zoya.khasim@deakin.edu.au
Creating Accessible Content
This basic accessibility workshop introduces you to digital accessibility and why you need to consider it when creating content. The workshop will provide you with skills and knowledge so you can begin to take steps in making your content accessible. The course is a combination of hands on and instructor led presentation and it is assumed you will have a basic knowledge of Microsoft Word.
Face-to-faceAll staffN/AFor dates and to enrol: DeakinPeople
Queries: zoya.khasim@deakin.edu.au
Efficient Email Management
The Efficient Email Management workshop is a hands on style group training session. During this session you will learn the techniques that will help you manage your Deakin inbox efficiently. This workshop is suitable for staff who are currently using Outlook 2013 / 2016 (Windows).
Face-to-faceAll staffN/AFor dates and to enrol: DeakinPeople
Queries: zoya.khasim@deakin.edu.au
Google Analytics Essentials
In this course, Brad Batesole explains how to get set up in Google Analytics and glean insights from each of the reports. He covers the out-of-the-box functionality—from account creation to reporting fundamentals—and explains how to interpret your results, create and track goals, and use options like dimensions and segments for deeper insights. Each tutorial is practical and succinct, touching on the features you'll use most in your day-to-day analytics workflow
On demandAll staffN/AAvailable on demand via lynda.com
Queries: training@deakin.edu.au
Windows 10 Essential Training
Learn all the essential features of Windows 10. This comprehensive course covers everything you need to know to install Windows, customize it to your liking, and start working with files and applications. Author Nick Brazzi shows how to manage folders, use Cortana to search and navigate, browse the web with the new Microsoft Edge browser, and work with Mail, Calendars, and People (aka contacts).
On demandAll staffN/AAvailable on demand via lynda.com
Queries: training@deakin.edu.au
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