A Legacy of W.K. Kellogg

Content Creation: Documents

Documents commonly consist of text and complementary images. PowerPoints are commonly used when presenting content to a live classroom, while Word documents are used for online courses.

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Microsoft Office is the most popular and widely used suite of productivity software. It includes favorites like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. You can take advantage of Cal Poly Pomona's Office 365 subscription, which features online versions of your favorite apps that make sharing and collaboration easy.

How to Get It

Microsoft Office is available for both Windows and Mac. This technology comes pre-installed on state-owned devices and is available for free download on personal devices for Cal Poly Pomona faculty and staff.

As part of Office 365, several Office Online applications, including Word Online, Excel Online, PowerPoint Online, and OneNote Online may be accessed with Windows and Mac computing devices, including computers and tablets. Find more information at the Microsoft Office 365 Apps eHelp page.

Alternatively, the Studio 6 faculty computing lab is equipped with this technology.

Tutorials

*Please review the Lynda.com eHelp page for directions to log in using your Cal Poly Pomona credentials.

Adobe Acrobat Pro

AdobeAcrobat Reader is the common solution to view PDFs, whereas Adobe Acrobat Pro has the added benefits of creating and manipulating PDFs.

How to Get It

Adobe Acrobat Pro is available for both Windows and Mac. This technology comes pre-installed on state-owned devices. Please see Adobe Creative Cloud licensing for Faculty and Staff State-Owned Machines for more information.

For personally owned devices, the Adobe Creative Cloud, a suite of software which includes Adobe Acrobat Pro, is available to state faculty and staff for work-at-home use for a nominal fee. Please see Adobe Creative Cloud licensing for Faculty and Staff Personally-Owned Machines for more information.

Alternatively, the Studio 6 faculty computing lab is equipped with this technology.

Tutorials

*Please review the Lynda.com eHelp page for directions to log in using your Cal Poly Pomona credentials.