How to Use

Quick Things for Digital Knowledge is an entry point to important and emerging topics in our information-rich society.

Easy to use

The Things can be completed in any order, at any time. You can choose to read the text in your browser, stream or download an audio version, watch videos, or download all content in a PDF format for offline or screen-reader use. The text-only version includes descriptions of all visual content.


You can spend as much time or as little as you’d like, but it will usually take 20-30 minutes to review the information and complete the activities for each Thing. If you’re intrigued to learn more, you can continue with the recommended resources for additional reading, videos and podcasts, or longer online courses.

Are you an undergraduate student participating in the FutureBound program?

After reviewing the content and completing the activities for one of the Things, you can complete a
reflection form to have it count as one activity towards your Communication and Digital Capabilities certificate!