Office 2016 for Educators

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Office 2016 for Educators

Provided by Lynda and taught by Oliver Schinkter

This course dives into the tips and tricks to get the most from Office 2016 that they can use to benefit their students and teaching. [This course] explores the Office tools, demonstrating education-specific applications and ideas to help educators create more dynamic lessons, organize student work, and save valuable time. [We] learn how to create engaging presentations, flipped classes, tutorials, newsletters, reports, and visualizations with Office Mix, PowerPoint, Sway, Excel, Word, and OneNote. [We also learn] how to use OneDrive for cloud storage and collaboration, and work with lesser-known tools like Skype and SharePoint to maximize student engagement and participation.

Topics include:

  • Creating effective and engaging presentations
  • Creating flipped classes with Office Mix
  • Empowering students with PowerPoint
  • Creating tutorials, newsletters, and flipped classes with Sway
  • Tracking student progress in Excel
  • Using Word templates
  • Creating visual representations in Word
  • Using OneDrive for collaboration and storage
  • Creating modules and flipped classes using OneNote
  • Using Outlook,, Skype, and SharePoint

Certificate of Completion

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