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DSD: Software for success: Writing tools
Course Description:

This short session compares the functionality, ease of learning and institutional support for the different systems for writing and document creation supported at UCL.


Please ensure you are using Desktop@UCL or the UCL VPN when booking because you need to be on the UCL network to use the system.

Once you have enrolled, you will need to click on the play button under 'My current enrolments' in My Learning to join at the time of the live session. You will also receive an email from ISD containing the direct joining link a day before the session. Please check your junk folder as these emails are occasionally tagged as spam.

We would encourage those who are new to Microsoft Teams to join within the first 15 minutes of the advertised start time in order to test out their connection/audio. The actual session will start on the hour.
Topics covered will include:
  • the functionality of the systems;
  • the major interfaces;
  • the strengths and weaknesses;
  • any specialist uses;
  • ease of learning;
  • institutional support and training.
Intended Audience:
This course is aimed at students who want an overview of the tools that can be used for writing up to help them make a decision about which one is most suitable for their project.
Target Audience: UCL Students only
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