Microsoft Office

Microsoft 365 is available for free to all Eastern University students and faculty, and is installed in all of our classroom machines and computer labs.

Click here to get started by using your Eastern email address.

There are many features in Microsoft 365 to facilitate your work as an instructor or student.

Within PowerPoint, check out several exciting new features:

  • Insert —> Pictures —> Online Pictures - uses Bing (and by default only shows Creative Common license items)

  • Home —> Design —> Design Ideas

  • Review —> Check Accessibility

  • For making infographics/posters: Design —> Slide Size —> Page Setup - changes the canvas size for high-resolution printing

  • Use the “Share Your Screen” function in Zoom to display your Powerpoint and your face while talking

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As we strive for universal design in our courses, this training session from Eastern University’s Microsoft learning consultant focuses on how to use the tools within Microsoft Office to create documents and educational experiences that are more accessible.