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EME 6601 Instructional Design: Tools

Resource guide for Dr. Jillian Powers' class

Tools for Instructional Design

Microsoft Office 365 is available as a free download to FAU students, faculty and staff. Follow the steps, as shown at You can download this to up to 5 personal PCs or Macs, plus 5 tablets (including iPad). You also get 1 TB of cloud storage through your OneDrive.

Office 365 contains updated software (i.e., PowerPoint 2016) that is not available in MS Office 2013. 

The FAU OIT Help Desk can assist you if you have problems with this download and log-in. (Call 561-297-3999 or go to for live chat or to submit a ticket). 

PowerPoint Recording and Viewing shortcuts: (click on link to left for more shortcuts)

S =        start/stop presentation (toggle)

Esc =    end recording

Number + Enter = go to the slide Number you entered

Hold left mouse button for several seconds = return to the first slide