Microsoft

16 Courses
  • OneDrive

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Rob Bentley

    This course will help users understand the purpose of Microsoft OneDrive and how to use it effectively as a cloud storage service. The course covers how to use the OneDrive website, how to install the OneDrive folder on your computer, sharing options, advanced features, and practical classroom examples.

     

  • Windows Settings – Privacy Options

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Jason Cross

    Description: This course looks at all of the settings in the Privacy section of Windows 10. Learn how to manage general privacy settings to help with private internet browsing and malicious software. Some applications utilize location, microphone and camera services to function. Use these videos to know where you can find the location of these services and turn them off/on according to your specific privacy needs. Also included in this course is information on speech, typing, and feedback privacy settings.

     

  • Windows Settings – Devices

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Jason Cross

    This course is a brief overview of some of the device settings in the Windows operating system.  The first videos cover how to add and remove printers to your system, and how to select a default printer for everyday use.  The following videos look at some of the extra device settings such as bluetooth, typing and autoplay.

     

  • PowerPoint 2016

    Estimated Time: 5 Hours  |  Created By: Luke Talley

    Microsoft PowerPoint is a powerful presentation software that allows users to create engaging multimedia presentation that can be presented electronically or exported into various formats.

     

  • Edge Browser

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Jason Cross

    This course covers the use of the Microsoft Edge web browser. Some of the more interesting features such as Web Notes make this a powerful classroom tool.

     

  • Microsoft Sway

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Rob Bentley

    This course will help users learn how to use Sway to create cross-platform presentations, interactive reports, and more. The course covers how to sign up to use Sway, how to effectively use it to create presentations and reports, and options for publishing and sharing Sway creations with others.

     

  • Creating Bingo Cards using Excel

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Jason Cross

    This course is designed to create a set of BINGO cards for use in classroom situations. Although the process of creating a BINGO card might not look complicated it is actually a great way to learn and teach the Random Number function, Cell References, Cell Sorting, and the use of Macros. These three skills can be used by both teacher and student to make exciting projects that are only limited by the imagination. The example at the end is a handy fully functional BINGO card generator for use in your classroom!

     

  • Calculating Weight on Different Planets using Microsoft Excel

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Jason Cross

    Before taking this course you should have taken the Excel Basics course or be well-versed in Excel. This is a complete course that a teacher can utilize to understand Microsoft Excel better while creating an amazing worksheet to use in their classroom. After completing this course, the teacher could train students how to create this project and could be modified for advanced math students as well as students in primary grades.

     

  • Excel Basics

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Jason Cross

    This is a very basic look at Microsoft Excel. The videos in this unit were designed around getting a teacher up to speed with the tool to use it to have an impact on subject areas such as math, language arts and social studies. Early on we cover the most elementary parts of how Microsoft Excel functions, and later on we build dynamic 3D spreadsheets that can calculate formulas and work with large amounts of information.

     

  • Microsoft Outlook

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Jason Cross

    This course is a great overview of Microsoft Outlook that takes you through all of the basic features to be able to use the mail client as a way to organize your information. The course starts with setting up your email account(s) with Microsoft Outlook and then looks at how the email system functions. From there you get more in depth on ways you can utilize some of the available features to help automatically sort your emails and organize them in a way that will save you time. This course is good for anybody getting started using Microsoft Outlook and is from the perspective of a teacher looking to utilize it with their district email.

     

  • Microsoft Word

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Kenny Assmus

    This course will teach you everything you’ll need to create, format and fix all of those documents, homework assignments, reports and letters. You’ll learn shortcuts, tricks and tips to save time and make your documents stand out. Microsoft Word is available for Windows and OSX and requires payment.

     

  • Office Mix

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Jason Cross

    You can use Mix to make interactive presentations out of all your PowerPoint presentations by adding narrations, videos, and even quizzes. This tool can be a powerful addition to any classroom and will give you another tool to bring project-based learning to your students.

     

  • Interactive Spreadsheets

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Jason Cross

    This course is designed to create an interactive Microsoft Excel sheet that could be used for a variety of educational purposes. Teachers can use the techniques learned in this course to create interactive charts and maps that can be used as study tools or demonstrations. Students can use the concepts presented in the course to learn basic programming, spreadsheet skills and to bolster core content knowledge.

     

  • Windows 10

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Jason Cross

    This course discusses the basics of Windows 10 and how to navigate the settings that are essential to making your experience more enjoyable and tailored to your needs. There are are several sections including: devices, network and internet, privacy, and personalization.

     

  • Microsoft Photo Story 3

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Jason Cross

    Microsoft Photo Story 3 is a digital slideshow application that is used in classrooms to make quick videos that demonstrate knowledge or explain content. This application can work on machines with very little processing power, and students are able to learn how to use the software quickly. With the completion of the course, the learner will learn how to use a powerful video tool for the classroom.

     

  • Creating Games with Powerpoint

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Tessa Brown

    This course is designed to help teachers create games using PowerPoint or a similar resource such as Google Slides and Keynote. This course will provide three different games in PowerPoint. The first game is like the TV show Password. The second game involves students writing questions based on the answers they are given. The third game is Jeopardy. Teachers who would benefit best from this course already have a basic understanding of PowerPoint, Google Slides, or Keynote.