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Student Survival Guide

Video tutorials to help you get started using the software and online applications you'll need.

Microsoft Office Tutorials

Microsoft Office is a suite of desktop applications that allows you to create documents, presentations, spreadsheets, and more. The videos in this section will teach you the basics of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel to set you up for success.

Videos & Tutorials

Office 2010

Word is a word processing application in the Microsoft Office Suite. Word allows you to easily create professional-looking documents using various themes, visual designs, formatting tools, sharing features, and more. These videos will teach you the basics of Word, along with a few tips and tricks on how to get the most out of the program.

Microsoft PowerPoint is a presentation graphics program that allows you to create professional quality presentations. The videos below will teach you the basics of PowerPoint, as well as some more advanced skills so that you can create amazing presentations.

Excel is a spreadsheet application in the Microsoft Office Suite that allows you to create tables, charts, and graphs, and calculate and analyze data. The videos in this section will introduce the basics of Excel and show you how to use the program to organize, visualize, and calculate your data.

Office 2013

Word is a word processing application in the Microsoft Office Suite. Word allows you to easily create professional-looking documents using various themes, visual designs, formatting tools, sharing features and more. Newer versions of Word (2013 and later) also work with smartphones, tablets, and in the cloud, even on PCs that don't have Office installed. These videos will teach you the basics of Word, along with a few tips and tricks on how to get the most out of the program.

Microsoft PowerPoint is a presentation graphics program that allows you to create professional quality presentations. The videos below will teach you the basics of PowerPoint, as well as some more advanced skills so that you can create amazing presentations.

Excel is a spreadsheet application in the Microsoft Office Suite that allows you to create tables, charts, and graphs, and calculate and analyze data. The videos in this section will introduce the basics of Excel and show you how to use the program to organize, visualize, and calculate your data.

Office 2016

Word is a word processing application in the Microsoft Office Suite. Word allows you to easily create professional-looking documents using various themes, visual designs, formatting tools, sharing features and more. Newer versions of Word (2013 and later) also work with smartphones, tablets, and in the cloud, even on PCs that don't have Office installed. These videos will teach you the basics of Word, along with a few tips and tricks on how to get the most out of the program.

Microsoft PowerPoint is a presentation graphics program that allows you to create professional quality presentations. The videos below will teach you the basics of PowerPoint, as well as some more advanced skills so that you can create amazing presentations.

Excel is a spreadsheet application in the Microsoft Office Suite that allows you to create tables, charts, and graphs, and calculate and analyze data. The videos in this section will introduce the basics of Excel and show you how to use the program to organize, visualize, and calculate your data.

Need extra help with computer applications?

The Student Learning Centre (SLC) provides assistance at no charge.

Online Video Tutorials

Full time Algonquin students are provided full access to all of the courses available once they have created an account through Online Resources.