Microsoft Office365 offers several tools to collaborate with colleagues anywhere! This resource covers the primary tools we use at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Visit our Microsoft 365 Training site to learn more.

Tools Covered:

Use Delve to manage your Office 365 profile, and to discover and organize the information across Office 365. Delve never changes any permissions, so you’ll only see documents that you already have access to. Other people will not see your private documents.

Excel offers the ability to organize and manipulate data in spreadsheets with sorting, calculations, graphing tools, pivot tables, and macros.

OneDrive for Business gives you one place to store, share, and sync your work or school files.

OneNote provides a place to host notes, drawings, screen clippings and audio commentaries and the ability to collaborate with others on these files.

Microsoft Outlook is an application used in conjunction with Exchange Online, the hosted email service from Microsoft, to provide email and calendaring functionality to faculty, students, and staff. Outlook enables ERAU users to securely access email messages through the desktop app, mobile app, and web browser.

Planner makes it easy to create new plans, organize and assign tasks, share files, chat, and receive updates on projects. The ability to organize teamwork and collaborate on projects in a simple, visual way. Planner also has a chat feature to connect with other team members.

With PowerPoint, you can create presentations with images, videos, animation, and formatted text with templates or custom slide themes.

SharePoint allows you to share and manage content, knowledge, and applications. It provides the ability to quickly find information and seamlessly collaborate with others. SharePoint allows you to build intranet sites and create pages, document libraries, and create lists. Manage your daily routine with workflows, forms, and lists.

Sway provides the ability to easily compile text, images, videos, and other content in an interactive online format. You can apply designer-created layouts and color schemes, or let Sway suggest design elements that match your content. Search and import relevant content from other sources, and share your completed Sways on the web.

Teams is a user-driven chat-based collaborative tool that provides a customizable team work space. As Teams is built on Office 365 Groups, whenever you create a team, it automatically comes with several additional Office 365 shared features: email, calendar, notebook with OneNote, file storage with OneDrive, Planner, SharePoint site and allows for chat and audio/video conferencing among team members.

Word is a word processing application in which you can format text, insert images and tables, and layout documents.


The mission of the Rothwell Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence is to empower faculty members in their pursuit of professional growth through diverse offerings for the universal goal of student success.

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