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Microsoft Sway

Issue Date: 12-01-2017

Sway is a relatively new Microsoft application that is part of the Microsoft Office suite. Sway allows users to combine text and media to create a beautiful, interactive digital document.

Sway is an excellent addition to an educator’s toolkit. It has a user-friendly editor that guides you through creating content and includes professional design templates to really make your presentations stand out. Customizable settings will make your individual presentation unique.

Sway 101

Like other Office applications, Sway can seamlessly connect to your existing OneDrive files, so you can instantly integrate your existing content.

Check out this example Sway to see what’s possible:

Sway Example


Learn more about why Sway is a great choice for educators and how you can use it to enhance your materials by watching these videos from Microsoft Education:


Start using Sway now by visiting and login with your NSU Credentials.

Reminder- Faculty Online Certification

If you are working on the Faculty Online Certification Course Version 2 – Please complete your coursework soon, as the course is going to conclude December 17th. If you are unable to complete the course by December 17th, 2017, you will have to complete the updated version of the course. The updated version of the course is currently open and available for registration.

Tags: Software, Instructional Design Tips

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