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Basic Tutorials for Office 365 Platforms

Office 365 Access

Marian University provides free access to the Office 365 suite of tools for MU students, faculty and staff.  Software is available for download from the IT department's website. This suite contains various widely used platforms used for educational purposes.  Commonly used tools include:

  • Word
  • Powerpoint
  • Excel
  • Outlook

Each platform contains many useful features to aid students, faculty and staff in their productivity.  The tutorials listed below address some of the most basic yet important features to help users develop skills needed for their coursework and productivity. 

Addressing Basic Technology Gaps

In the Fall of 2023 the newly formed Educational Technology group convened and based on student and faculty feedback identified several areas to address gaps in knowledge for basic technology skills.  This resource is a space to address some of the skill gaps whereby tutorials are provided to familiarize users with quick overviews of basic functionality to help succeed in their courses. 

This collection of micro-tutorials is designed to provide the most essential knowledge for accessing and utilizing the most basic features found within the technology platforms supported at Marian University, specifically within Educational Technology.  Such platforms include: 

  • Canvas
  • Large Format Printing
  • Respondus / LockDown Browser
  • ScreenPal
  • YuJa
  • Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)