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Office 365 Tools and Apps

Your Microsoft 365 subscription keeps you productive, engaged and organized.

See this overview of available apps and support resources. To access all apps, log in to your Office 365 account and click the app launcher (hamburger icon) in the toolbar.

Training and Resources

Visit the Microsoft Training Center for quick tutorials on all the features of your Office 365 subscription.

Office mobile Apps

Available for your Android, iOS or Windows mobile device

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Microsoft Office Online

Create new files and edit Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote documents through OneDrive cloud storage using Office apps.

Learn about Office Online from Microsoft

Learn about Microsoft Office 2016 for educators from Lynda.com
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Microsoft Office Desktop

Your subscription includes five downloads of Microsoft Office (full version) for your personal computers, both Mac and Windows. The installs are active until you graduate, retire or leave ECU. Connect to the internet at least once every 30 days to verify the subscription. Full-time employees and enrolled students only.

Class Notebook

Organize course content into a notebook with space for you, space for each student and space for all of you to work together. See this overview from Microsoft.

Learn about Class Notebook from Lynda.com

Delve

According to Microsoft, "Delve helps you discover the information that's likely to be most interesting to you right now - across Office 365." See this Microsoft article to learn more about Delve.

Learn about Delve from Microsoft

Learn about Delve from Lynda.com

Forms

Create and distribute surveys, quizzes and polls. As results are submitted, use the built-in analytics to evaluate your data. Export to Excel is also available.

Learn about Forms from Microsoft

Learn about Forms from Lynda.com
Please Note the following Access Eligibility:
  • Only official faculty and staff and currently enrolled students are allowed access to Forms.
  • Your surveys created through Forms will no longer be accessible when your ECU PirateID account is no longer accessible.
  • Everyone: Your surveys are removed when you leave ECU. If you are collaborating with anyone who needs access to your surveys once you leave, ask for ownership of the survey to be transferred or ask for group ownership to be established.
  • Faculty or staff, if you have a student worker creating or maintaining surveys for you, ensure you are the owner of the surveys and the student worker is a collaborator on the survey.

OneNote

A digital notebook for your handwritten or typed meeting notes, screen clippings, ideas, links, audio commentary and more. Turn a page or entire section into collaborative space, if needed. Synchronizes across all your devices.

Learn about OneNote from Microsoft Support

Learn about OneNote from Lynda.com

Planner

Perfect for small, work groups, add Planner to a team site (see below) and create task "buckets," assign jobs, update their status and keep yourself and the team organized and on schedule.

Learn about Planner from Microsoft Support

Learn about Planner from Lynda.com

Streams

TBD.

Learn about Streams from Microsoft Support

Learn about Streams from Lynda.com

Sway

Create image-rich, multimedia presentations using existing documents or from scratch. Embed video, audio, maps, documents and photos - Sway walks you through the process for reports, newsletters, projects and more. Add a password and share the link to your creations stored on the Sway website.

Learn about Sway from Microsoft Support

Learn about Sway from Lynda.com

Yammer

Your instructors may set up special Yammer groups to be used with a course. Available through Office 365 or direct Yammer login link.

Learn about Yammer from Microsoft Support