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Communication, collaboration and participation

Resources for communication, collaboration and participation

The following resources offer information and advice on different aspects of digital communication, collaboration and participation, from particular tools and techniques to the social and cultural contexts and considerations surrounding online interactions.

Jisc Discovery Tool

You can find more questions to help you evaluate your digital capabilities in the Jisc Discovery Tool, which also contains a wide range of resources to develop the digital skills and knowledge that are most important to you.

FutureLearn Campus

FutureLearn offers an extensive range of online courses from leading universities and organisations. Students at the University of Leeds have free access to FutureLearn Campus

FutureLearn Campus provides unlimited access to all courses and you can choose to complete tests and receive a digital Certificate of Achievement for particular courses. Sign in with the domain name (eg and then select the ‘Get free upgrade’ option when you join a course.

The University of Leeds FutureLearn courses that can help you with your online communication and collaboration include:

Discovery modules

As a Leeds student you can enrol on Discovery modules to broaden your studies beyond your core degree subject. Some of the Discovery modules that can help you to develop your understanding of digital communication, collaboration and participation include:

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning covers a wide range of topics and software, from Microsoft 365 apps such as Word or Excel to media production tools and techniques. These courses and videos are presented by experts, including some from the University of Leeds. They are free to access with your student account.

Courses to develop your capabilities in communication, collaboration and participation include:

Ask the digital learning team

Do you have a question about digital capabilities or the tools that you use in your studies? Come along to a Digital Drop-in.

Digital Drop-ins provide an informal space for you to work on your digital capabilities, and we’ll be on hand to answer any questions you have with university online systems or software.