DigiLabs

DigiLabs are here!

DigiLabs are situated in the libraries in Campbell Street, Alanvale and Burnie to help improve digital literacy skills.

Come along and have a play with the technology and embark on a digital learning journey.  Experience Virtual Environments and see how this can help your learning.  Use 3D printers and scanners to make your creative dreams come to life.  See how easy it is to program a robot and watch as new technology is added to enhance your learning experience. The spaces will not only contain fun technology, but will give you the chance to explore:

  • Cloud computing and storage e.g. how to use Evernote, Drop Box, Google Drive, Onedrive, office 365
  • Basic office computing e.g. how to save and locate files; how to use Outlook, Word, Publisher and Excel
  • Mobile devices and apps e.g. how to use Apple and Android devices; how to search, download and use apps
  •  New technologies e.g. how to use 3D printer and scanners; their application to VET teaching areas
  • Coding e.g. how to program robots
  • Social media e.g. identify common social media platforms and their applications; how to reduce social isolation; how to develop a professional online presence and stay safe online
  • Developing an ICT mindset e.g. building confidence levels; becoming adaptive to continual change in ICT developments; improving ICT problem solving and troubleshooting abilities.

2017 Devonport Learning Festival

As part of the festival come along and explore the Virtual Reality in the Real World.  Here you will be introduced to  Virtual and Augmented Reality and how it can be used to inspire learning and innovate training!

Everyone is welcome, and it’s FREE!

Where: Devonport campus, 20 Valley Road, Devonport
When: 13 September 2017.  Sessions will be held:

  • 10am to 10.45am
  • 11am to 11.45am
  • 12pm to 12.45pm
  • 1pm to 1.45pm
  • 2pm to 2.45pm

Registrations close 11 September – register your spot here.

For further information, or to book a time to use the technology and spaces, head on over to DigiLabs Home contact the TasTAFE Libraries at Alanvale 6777 2623,  Burnie 6477 7475 or Campbell Street 6165 5881