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Collaboration Tools

James Madison University offers a variety of tools to enable collaboration for students, faculty, and staff.

 

Students

  • Dukes (Office 365) Account – Provides Email and Calendaring (maintain access even after you graduate)
  • Microsoft Skype for Business – provides instant messaging (IM), audio and video conversations, and Skype Meetings.  Install Skype through your Dukes (Office 365) Account under Settings/Office 365 settings/Software (maintain access while you are an active enrolled students)
  • OneDrive for Business – provides file storage/sharing (maintain access while you are an active enrolled student)
  • WebEx – an online conferencing tool that allows you to meet with colleagues anywhere in the world using your internet connection and web browser

Faculty and Staff

  • Canvas – is a learning management system used by faculty and students to enhance academic instruction
  • JMU SharePoint Services - provides departmental and campus-wide intranet while enabling collaboration for improved productivity and communication for JMU students, faculty, and staff
    • OneDrive for Business – provides file storage/sharing
    • Microsoft Office Online – edit Word, Excel, PowerPoint doc and OneNote in your browser
    • Login using your JMU email address(e-ID@jmu.edu) and e-ID password
  • Microsoft Exchange – provides email, calendaring. It can be accessed via the web or by using the Microsoft Outlook client on Windows or Macintosh
  • Microsoft Skype for Business – provides instant messaging (IM), audio and video conversations, and Skype for Business Meetings. Skype for Business is part of your Office 2016 installation for Windows and Macintosh
  • WebEx – an online conferencing tool that allows you to meet with colleagues anywhere in the world using your internet connection and web browser