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Topic Description

MS Outlook

Course

Follow along with Gini von Courter as she takes you on a tour of Outlook on the web, the browser version of Outlook. Gini shows how to send, receive, and manage email, as well as how to organize, flag, and pin your messages. Discover how to work with the calendar features in Outlook on the web, including how to create repeating appointments, request meetings, and view multiple calendars. Plus, learn how to create contacts and groups, and use the Outlook task feature to manage your to-do list effectively.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify three apps that are included with Outlook on the web.
  • Recognize what digits next to a folder indicate.
  • Recall three ways to add a recipient to an email message.
  • Name the feature that allows users to delete messages based on a rule.
  • List three things automatic replies allow users to do.
  • Determine which Outlook items users can assign multiple categories to.
  • Summarize the two options users have when changing the time for a meeting.
  • Explain what a filter dropdown does.

 

MS Teams

Course

Discover the core features of Microsoft Teams and see how you can bring together colleagues, create conversations and content, and collaborate more effectively. Author Nick Brazzi walks you through the essentials of using Teams, starting with basic setup, creating new teams, and joining existing teams. Nick covers organizing teams and members and shows how to conduct conversations. He explains how to create scheduled meetings or initiate impromptu meetings inside Teams, and demonstrates file sharing. Finally, Nick walks you through customizing user settings, and explains how to use Teams on mobile devices.

Learning Objectives:

  • Communicating effectively
  • Organizing teams
  • Creating conversations
  • Scheduling and starting video meetings
  • Sharing files
  • Apps and optional features
  • Searching
  • Settings and customization
  • Working with the mobile app

 

MS Word

Course

With Microsoft Word Online, you can create, view, edit, and share documents directly in your web browser. Join Microsoft productivity expert David Rivers for an overview of Word Online that highlights the unique features of the online app and the differences from the desktop version. See how to create and edit documents, dictate and format text, insert graphics and tables, and collaborate on documents with others—all from any device connected to the web. Note: This course is for users who know the basics of the Word desktop app, but are new to the web browser version, Word Online. It emphasizes features that work differently in Word Online. For basic Word guidance, see Word Essential Training (Office 365) or Learning Word 2019.

Learning Objectives:

  • Using Microsoft Word in a browser
  • Signing in and creating a new document
  • Options when saving documents
  • Opening and editing existing documents
  • Typing or dictating text
  • Formatting text and using styles and graphics
  • Adding and editing tables
  • Using headers and footers
  • Sharing and collaborating
  • Saving to other formats for sharing
  • Printing documents

 

MS Excel

Course

With Excel Online, you can create, view, edit, and share workbooks directly in your web browser. In this course, instructor Joshua Rischin starts with a quick tour of Excel Online, showing the unique features of the online app and the differences from the desktop version. Next, Joshua shows how to work seamlessly with both versions of Excel: creating and editing workbooks, sharing workbooks, creating charts, designing forms, and more. If your business is moving towards the cloud, then it makes sense that your software does too. Learn how to use Excel Online and collaborate from anywhere.

Note: This course is for users who know the basics of the Excel desktop app, but are new to the web version, Excel Online. It emphasizes features that work differently in Excel Online. For basic Excel guidance, please see Excel Essential Training (Office 365) or Learning Excel 2019.

Learning Objectives:

  • Creating and editing workbooks
  • Using Excel Online shortcuts
  • Integrating the desktop version of Excel
  • Sharing workbooks
  • Assigning access privileges
  • Creating and editing charts
  • Designing and creating forms

MS Forms

Course

Microsoft Forms—part of the Office 365 suite—allows you to create and distribute surveys, quizzes, and polls. In this short course, learn how to get started using Microsoft Forms to quickly and easily collect the information you need. Nick Brazzi walks through the key features, including how to create a form, generate a list of questions, and distribute a survey or quiz using a few different methods. Plus, he shows how to collect responses and view feedback.

Note: Microsoft Forms is available to users with Office 365 Education, Office 365 Education Plus, and Office 365 Education E5 accounts. In addition, it’s available in Preview for some Office 365 Business and Enterprise accounts. If you cannot access Microsoft Forms, contact your Office 365 system administrator for more information.

 

OneDrive

Course

Get started with OneDrive for Business, the cloud-based file management system included with Microsoft Office. Follow along with Jess Stratton as she shows how to use OneDrive for Business to keep files organized and accessible. Covering both the desktop client app and the browser version of OneDrive for Business, this course shows how to upload, copy, delete, and download files and folders, and integrate with Office Online. Jess demonstrates how to share files using OneDrive and how to work on files collaboratively with colleagues.

Learning Objectives:

  • Name the web portal for the main Microsoft Office 365 applications.
  • Explain how to find out how much storage space you are using and how much you have to spare.
  • Recall how to create new folder in the web interface.
  • Recognize what happens automatically when you start a new document in Office Online.
  • Explain the easiest way to stop sharing a document with all involved.

 

MS Planner

Course

Learn how to stay organized and manage projects with Microsoft Planner, a planning and project management app for Office 365. Follow along with David Rivers as he shows how to get things done in Planner, from creating new plans and setting due dates to updating a project’s status and sharing files with team members. Plus, see how to switch over to Microsoft Teams from Planner and create new teams based on existing plans. Learn how to work more efficiently and stay focused on what’s important by using Microsoft Planner for your next project.

Learning Objectives:

  • Creating a plan
  • Adding and assigning tasks
  • Sorting tasks into buckets
  • Attaching files to tasks
  • Flagging tasks with labels
  • Updating a task’s status
  • Viewing progress on a plan
  • Using charts to view progress

 

Webex Teams

IT Instructions

Cisco Webex Teams is an application for continuous teamwork.  Move work forward in secure work spaces where Cisco Webex Teams is an application for continuous teamwork.  Move work forward in secure work spaces where everyone can contribute anytime with messaging, file sharing, white boarding, video meetings, calling and more.everyone can contribute anytime with messaging, file sharing, white boarding, video meetings, calling and more.

VDI

IT Instructions

Through this service staff can access their home folder, shared folders as well as MS Office applications.  Staff can also use this service to access the full MS Outlook application.  Using Outlook, staff can easily connect to shared mailboxes.

Cisco Webex

IT Instructions

 Anything you can do in a face-to-face meeting, you can do in a Webex Meeting.  Webex Meetings is your virtual meeting place where you can meet with others in real time.  You can share your screen, documents, record the meeting, chat and more.  Anyone, (including external invitees), can join meetings from a web browser, desktop/mobile applications or dial-in via phone.

 

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Office 365

IT Instructions

Here you can find how to access office 365 on the internet or download the suite to your desktop.

MyApps

IT Instructions

Just like you use Netflix to stream your favourite shows, you can use Fleming’s new app store (MyApps) to stream the software you need.  If you’re launching an app for the first time it could take a few minutes to load.  Don’t worry this isn’t permanent – the more you use apps the quicker they will load.