16 – Excel

Up 1 place in 2019

Excel is another versatile tool from Microsoft for personal, corporate and education use

Website: microsoft.com/excel
Cost: Commercial. Free Trial
Availability: Download. Online at Office365

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 24
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 19
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 10

Past Overall Rankings
2018: 17.   2017: 17    2016: 46    2015: 56    2014: 43     2013: 54
2012: 81    2011: 81    2010: –      2009: –       2008: 50     2007: 22


Comments from some of those who selected Excel as one of their Top 10 Tools in 2019

  • “Great for recordkeeping for areas outside of our LMS” Trainer, USA
  • “Create learning analysis reports for leadership. Personally I use it for yearly budgeting at home.” Instructional Designer, USA
  • “essential in teacher management” College Professor, Spain
  • “Started using it for infographics. You can make some really cool graphs!” Senior Portfolio Manager, Sweden
  • “Good summary to keep track of to-dos and reporting” Content Marketing Manager, Germany

How to use Excel for Learning

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Excel for teaching, training, learning and development.

At the bottom of each of the Tools pages there is a section How to use [the tool] for Learning. It provides basic guidance and links to resources on how to use the tool for teaching, training, learning and development.

To read these special sections you will need to be a registered user. Find out how to purchase access to ALL these special sections here and also pre-order the PDF How to use the Top 200 Tools for Learning.