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Office Mix delivers LTI support and integration with major LMS providers

We’re pleased to announce the availability of Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI) support for Office Mix and the addition of Microsoft to the IMS Global Learning Consortium as a Contributing Member. In this role, Microsoft represents the needs of our users as we participate in future standards development work.

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Office Mix interactive panel tutorials helps you put your best face on

With our new Office Mix first run experience, we bring a sense of welcoming and enlightenment to the basics. The tutorials include “What is Office Mix,” “Screen Recording” and “Publish and Share.” We’ve also included an easy way for you to “Create Your First Mix.” In the coming months, we’ll be adding more tutorials.

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Office Mix amps the slideshow experience with the personality of videos

Although we originally created Office Mix to help educators deliver interactive lessons, we’ve been amazed at what people are doing with it every day. Inspired by you, we tried something new and it turns out that Office Mix is just as good at flipping conferences as it is at flipping classrooms!

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Teacher uses Office Mix to deliver lessons

It was going to be a hectic week and Justin Harbin, instructional designer at Lancaster Bible College was set to be out of class during a very critical time. Harbin turned to Office Mix to conduct a full week’s worth of blended classroom lectures, while he missed class to be with his wife and newborn daughter.

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Deliver compelling presentations using Office Mix Slide Notes and closed captioning

Two additions to Office Mix–Slide Notes and closed captioning–were recently added to help you deliver compelling presentations and better engage your audience.

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Easier navigation and playback with Office Mix

Normally in our Office Mix posts, we explain one or more of the features for authoring new mixes. Today, we want to share some cool things about the playback experience that you might not have noticed.

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Office Mix, e-Learning and SCORM

Office Mix was originally created to help educators implement new teaching methods, using the simplicity of PowerPoint. Today, we’re proud to announce that Office Mix brings the same benefits to the professional e-Learning community, with support for SCORM, the industry standard for packaging of digital learning content.

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Sharing your Mixes on social networks and embedding with embed.ly and oEmbed

Office Mix is all about personal expression, so we’ve made it easier to share on major social networks and countless blogs, websites, and other digital media. Choose your favorite—Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, embed.ly or oEmbed—we now support them all.

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First time authoring and publishing enhancements for Office Mix

The new Office Mix is easier than ever to use, with some cool features that make authoring easier for first time users, and other features for more seasoned users that make re-publishing a snap.

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Office Mix now works with the Moodle open source LMS

Here at Microsoft, we constantly look for ways to empower teachers around the world using technology—both in the classroom and online. Recently our subsidiary, Microsoft Open Technologies Inc. (MS Open Tech) announced a partnership with Remote-Learner to integrate Office 365 and the Moodle learning management system (LMS).

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12 days of Mixes–day 12

As we wrap up the 12 days of Mixes series, we take a look to the future and the secrets of the living brain being revealed by a battery of high tech brain scans devised by physicists. Today’s mix: Dr. Michio Kaku, “The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower

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12 days of Mixes–day 11

As we near the completion of the 12 days of Mixes series, we’re treated to an inside look and reading of “The Rosie Project,” the story of a brilliant yet socially challenged professor of genetics, who’s decided it’s time he found a wife. Today’s mix: Graeme Simsion, “The Rosie Project.” Watch now, share and follow

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