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Office Skills Key in a Growing Number of Jobs
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Office Skills Key in a Growing Number of Jobs

If you’ve ever wondered if you’ll actually use the Microsoft Office skills you’re learning, you’ll be interested in a new study by the Brookings Institute. The study analyzed the ways American jobs have incorporated digital skills — basic computer literacy, spreadsheets, etc. — between 2002 and 2016. The results? As you might expect, more jobs than … Continue reading

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In Practice Excel Independent Project 5-4 Update

In Practice Excel Independent Project 5-4 was updated on Friday, October 20th. This update will require students who downloaded their instruction file and start file before that date to download a new start file and new instruction file in order to successfully complete the project. Students who downloaded their start file and instruction file after … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office 365/2019 Q & A

Q: Will there be another Microsoft Office Release and when? A: YES!  As of September 26th, 2017, Microsoft released the following information: https://blogs.office.com/en-us/2017/09/26/the-next-perpetual-release-of-office/.  Per this blog post, this next release “is scheduled for the second half of 2018.” Q: What is Office 365 vs Office 2019 vs “Perpetual Release”? A: Office 365 refers to the subscription version … Continue reading

Office Mix is Going Away in 2018
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Office Mix is Going Away in 2018

If you’ve used Microsoft Office’s Mix add-on to turn your PowerPoint presentations into interactive online lessons, you’re going to want to listen up. Microsoft is nixing Mix on May 1, 2018, and incorporating its features into the core PowerPoint application. In an email, Microsoft said, “We are retiring the Office Mix Preview service on M‍ay … Continue reading

Support Ended for Office 2007
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Support Ended for Office 2007

If you don’t need all the latest fancy features from your Office suite of apps, it’s possible you’re still running a decade-old version of the software. All things come to an end, and now is the time for anyone still using Office 2007 to stop using it and make the upgrade. That’s because Microsoft will … Continue reading