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General Studies
Basic Digital Skills

Basic Digital Skills

Being able to find, evaluate and classify the right information for the next research project, using the appropriate communication channels, operating applications and not forgetting data security – digital skills are becoming increasingly important in our society.

The course descriptions at a glance

Language: English
Lecturer: Dr. Marc Stockmeier
Target audience: Beginner

Short description:

Date 1:
Simple basic terms / basic functions
Character formatting
Set up and adjust page layout
Dealing with paragraphs
Manage documents

Date 2:
Outline text
Illustrations in texts
Headers and footers

Date 3:
Automatic creation of lists
Quotes / sources
Cross references

Date 4:
Create documents / document template for a thesis

Please note that the topics of the individual dates can be postponed as this is a new course.

Important: Date 4 can be adjusted at the request of the participants.

Further Topics of General Studies

Basic Digital Skills
Business Topics / Management Skills

Any Questions? Then contact us.

Sandra Reiland-Wilhelm


Coordinator Studium Generale und Career Development
Room arc 102
Ludwig-Guttmann-Straße 6
69123 Heidelberg
Telephone +49 (0) 6221 6799 911
Fax +49 (0) 6221 6799 1
Send an e-mail

Kamilla Prutek


Team Leader Admission Office and Student Counselling
Country Representatives Malaysia, Poland
Room Arc 102
Ludwig-Guttmann-Straße 6
69123 Heidelberg
Telephone +49 (0) 6221 6799 917 Send an e-mail