Digital Skills Consultants

The Knowledge Market will open for the winter semester on Tuesday, January 18. All consultations will be virtual while the university as at Alert Level 3.

Digital Skills Consultants are highly-trained students ready to help you improve your digital skills. Digital Skills Consultants can help you with:

  • Develop an approach for completing digital projects
  • Learn basic computer skills for Windows and Mac
  • Determine mediums for digital communication
  • Navigate technologies for media production
  • Edit and revise projects made with technology
  • Understand basic digital ethics and safety 
  • Visualize basic data sets
  • Engage fully and responsibly with the internet, social media platforms, and other tech services

 

Software and Technology

Digital Skills Consultants are trained to help students with a variety of software, programs, and technology. Below are examples of technology that Digital Skills Consultants can assist with. Please note that this list is non-exhaustive. These examples are to provide students a sense of the kinds of services the Digital Skills Consultants offer. 

  • Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides,
  • Podcasting software (i.e. Garageband, Audacity)
  • Vlogging and Video Essays Software (i.e. Adobe Premiere, IMovie, Screencast-O-Matic)
  • User overview of Windows or Mac 

 

  • Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign
  • Prezi
  • Canva 
  • Blogging Software (i.e. Wix and Weebly)
  • Slack
  • Padlet
  • Creating folders on your computer
  • Choosing and understanding citation managers
  • Saving files to your computer
  • WordPress
  • Twine
  • Social Media (i.e. Twitter, Instagram, TicTok)
  • And more!

Meet with a Digital Skills Consultant

Digital Skills Consultants are ready and excited to work with you! We offer both drop-ins and scheduled appointments through the link below. 

Make an Appointment


Questions?

Have questions about our services or how to schedule an appointment? Talk to a Knowledge Market Receptionist during open hours.

Talk to a Receptionist


Winter Semester Hours

 

Virtual

Monday

2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday

2:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday

2:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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