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Office 365

How to use the tools available through your student email and Office 365, and earn badges in Office Technology

The Other Apps

What are these other apps that you have access to? Below is a brief description of each one. Click on the name of the app to get to the Microsoft Office Support page explaining how to get started using these.

Word Powerpoint excel tiles Word, PowerPoint, and Excel are the business apps from the original Microsoft Office Suite that have the most familiarity for users. PowerPoint now enables you to narrate and record your presentation or your screen.

onenote tileOneNote is a notebook app used for gathering notes, drawings, screen clippings, and audio commentaries for individual use or multi-user collaboration.

tasks tileTasks - These are items you can create in Outlook that you want to track until they are completed but that you don't want to put on your calendar. 

Planner tilePlanner - for working in Teams. Create a plan, build a team, assign tasks, and receive update statuses.

forms tile Forms is the newest addition to Office 365 Education that allows teachers and students to quickly and easily create custom quizzes, surveys, questionnaires, registrations and more.

sway tile Sway is a digital storytelling app that makes it quick and easy to create and share interactive reports, presentations, and stories.

  People - similar to your address book, this is where you can store your personal contacts and where you can find the Directory for Central Penn.

video tile Video - allows you to share videos within your organization

SharePoint tile SharePoint - used to create websites, SharePoint is a place to store, organize, share, and access information.

delve tile Delve - another way to connect and collaborate with people within your organization. On your profile page you can access to documents you have worked on recently or search for other people and see what documents, webpages, or videos they have shared with you.

Newsfeed tile Newsfeed - One of the social network-type options within Office 365, use Newsfeed to start a conversation with people and stay current with the things they post and share.

yammer tile Yammer - the other social network-type option just for Central Penn. Only people with Central Penn email addresses can join in. You can join a group, follow people and 'like' their messages, or reply to a conversation.