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There are many versions of Microsoft Office available, but not all versions are compatible with the modules in the iCEV system.
In this article, you’ll learn which modules require access to Microsoft Office, how to determine what version of Office your students have, and whether the Business&ITCenter21 curriculum is compatible with that version.
Which iCEV Modules Require Student Access to Microsoft Office?
Currently, 24 lessons in the Business&ITCenter21 tab require student access to Microsoft Office:
2. Career Development
3. Getting Started with Microsoft Office
4. International Business
5. Job Seeking Skills
7. Marketing Project
8. Microsoft Access Fundamentals
9. Microsoft Excel Business Project
10. Microsoft Excel Essentials
11. Microsoft Excel Fundamentals
12. Microsoft Excel Skills Project
13. Microsoft Integration Skills Project
14. Microsoft Office Fundamentals
15. Microsoft PowerPoint Business Project
16. Microsoft PowerPoint Essentials
17. Microsoft PowerPoint Fundamentals
18. Microsoft PowerPoint Skills Project
19. Microsoft Publisher Fundamentals
20. Microsoft Word Business Project
21. Microsoft Word Essentials
22. Microsoft Word Fundamentals
23. Microsoft Word Skills Project
24. Written Communication
If you plan to use any of these lessons from the Business&ITCenter21 tab, continue reading to discover if your students’ version of Office will be compatible with the assignments.
How to Determine the Version of Microsoft Office On Your Device
Follow these steps on your students’ device to locate the version of Office they have access to:
Start a Microsoft Office application (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Click the File tab in the Ribbon
Then click Account
On the right side, you’ll see the version of Office
Once you identify the version of Office installed on the device, it’s time to discover whether it’s compatible with the Business&ITCenter21 lessons you plan to assign.
What Versions of Office are Compatible with iCEV?
Use this chart to quickly identify which versions are compatible with the Business&ITCenter21 curriculum, and continue reading below for more information on compatibility:
Compatibility for Business&ITCenter21 Lessons that Require Microsoft Office*
*Modules listed N/A are not available for the associated version of Office within the iCEV Business&ITCenter21 curriculum.
Compatibility for Microsoft Office 2013
Microsoft Office 2013 is a non-subscription version of the installed Office software. Microsoft released the software in 2013 and has not made any non-maintenance updates to it since.
If your students have Microsoft Office 2013 installed on their computers, it will be compatible with the Microsoft Office 2013 lessons within Business&ITCenter21.
Note: The modules available for Microsoft Office 2013 are in “maintenance mode.” That means the only changes will be to correct errors, and iCEV will not add new content to the Microsoft Office 2013 lessons.
Compatibility for Microsoft Office 2016
Microsoft Office 2016 is a non-subscription version of the installed Office software. Microsoft released the software in 2016 and has not made any non-maintenance updates to it since.
This version of Office will be compatible with the Microsoft Office 2016 lessons within Business&ITCenter21.
Compatibility for Microsoft Office 2019
Microsoft Office 2019 is a non-subscription version of the installed Office software released in 2019.
If your students have Office 2019 installed, it will be compatible with the Microsoft Office 2019 lessons.
Compatibility for Microsoft Office 365
Microsoft Office 365 is a subscription version for the installed software. Microsoft releases regular updates to this version, which means it can change at any time. This subscription is available for both the mobile app and desktop app versions.
If your students have the desktop version of Office 365, it will be compatible with the Microsoft Office 365 lessons.
However, the mobile app versions of Microsoft Office 365 for iPads, iPhones, and Chromebooks are not compatible with the iCEV Microsoft Office curriculum. See the section on Compatibility for Office Online to learn more.