Digital skills: succeeding in a digital world
Digital skills: succeeding in a digital world

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Digital skills: succeeding in a digital world

Glossary

App
Abbreviation of ‘application’, usually meaning programs that run on a computer or mobile device.
Cloud storage
A public or semi-public space online where data can be stored and accessed from anywhere.
Remix
Take existing online material and rework it for your own purposes.
Sync
Or synchronise - link all your computers and mobile devices together so that you can easily access your information from anywhere
Tags
Where web pages, blogs and other online resources can be labelled with names that allow users to easily search for similar or related content.
Taskscape
A term invented for this course, to describe the sorts of everyday tasks that make up our lives, ranging from the daily and the mundane to the less frequent but still important things we need to get done.
Tool
A digital programme or app that enables you to carry out a particular function.
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