Technical Assistance and Support for Instructional Technology

Untitled Document HCC is in the process of upgrading to Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2013. As part of the upgrade process, all faculty now have access to Microsoft Lync instant messaging system and Office 365. Office 365 includes Office Web Apps and SkyDrive storage and file management. Click the links below for information on using each product.

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Video: Getting Started with Office 365 and SkyDrive

Installation instructions and an overview of common tasks for Office 365 + SkyDrive.

Office 2013

Tutorials and Training - Microsoft Office 2013

Office 2013 boasts a clean, new look with added features to help users save time. Office 2013 also works with smartphones, tablets and in the cloud (even on PCs that don’t have Office installed).
  • Access Office applications anytime, anywhere
  • Save files to SkyDrive for easy access and sharing
  • Keep your personal settings wherever you are

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Tutorials and Training - Windows 7

Windows 7 boasts a new user interface and optimized search features. While similar to Windows XP, some functionality has changed to make Windows 7 more efficient.

Installation Instructions and Tutorial - Microsoft Lync

Lync is instant messaging software that offers audio/video conferencing, as well as the capabilities to share a screen or host a meeting. Lync can be useful for:
  • Virtual Office Hours
  • Hosting meetings across departments/campuses
  • Giving a virtual lecture
  • Sharing desktop applications
  • Instant communication with coworkers and students


Installation Instructions and Tutorial - OneDrive

OneDrive is a cloud based file sharing and saving site for up to 7GB of storage. Use OneDrive on the web, via the PC/Mac app, from your device and in conjunction with Office 2013. OneDrive can be useful for:
  • Sharing work files, photos and videos across devices
  • Online collaboration
  • Tracking versions of documents
  • Automatically backing up your PC or Mac to the web
  • Storing up to 7GB of data in the cloud


Tutorials: Web Apps allow you to work in the cloud. They will open Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and PDF files in your web browser. With Web Apps, you can open and edit documents stored in SkyDrive, attachments sent via Outlook and notes received via Lync.
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