Office 365 Tools

Excel

Do more with the tool you already know. Discover and connect to data, model and analyze it, and visualize insights. With Excel for the web running in your web browser, you can: share your workbook with others and collaborate on the same file at the same time, add tables and charts to make your data visual, create a survey, filter a table, and/or use AutoSum to quickly add totals.

Forms

Create surveys, quizzes, and polls in minutes. Then share them quickly with your audience via URL or QR code.

Organize the results in familiar spreadsheets and workbooks, with all changes saved automatically. Create modern visuals that turn numbers into valuable insights. Work together in real time knowing that everyone is on the same page.

OneDrive

Store and organize all your data in one centralized location, accessible from any internet connected device.

OneDrive connects you to all your files in Office 365 so you can share and work together from anywhere while protecting your work.

OneNote

Capture notes by typing, drawing, or writing.

OneNote lets you organize and reuse your notes across all your devices. You can use OneNote to organize lesson plans in searchable digital notebooks, and staff can create a sharable content library. Encourage students to handwrite notes and sketch diagrams.

Planner

Planner makes it easy for your team (or students) to create new plans, organize and assign tasks, share files, chat about what you’re working on, and get updates on progress. This tool is ideal for fostering group collaboration skills.

PowerPoint

Turn your ideas into compelling presentations using professional-looking templates. Use animations, transitions, photos, and online videos to tell one-of-a-kind stories. Coauthor team presentations at the same time, from anywhere.

Stream

Share videos of classes, meetings, presentations, training sessions, or other videos with students, faculty, and staff of Durham College.

Sway

Create and share engaging interactive reports, presentations, personal stories, and more. Sway does the design work for you.

Teams

A powerful hub for teamwork that brings together chat, video calling, files, and apps into a shared workspace. Use Teams as a component of group assignments; distributing templates, fostering group collaboration skills, and providing formative feedback. Teams can also be leveraged to support program teams, communities of practice, or virtual office hours.

Word

Craft great-looking resumes, newsletters, and documents while inviting others to review and coauthor in real time. Plus, access free templates, formatting tools for APA, MLA, and Chicago style, and add functionality with free add-ins.

For additional training on these and other Office 365 tools, check out these resources from LinkedIn Learning: Office 365 User Training.