Category: Teams

  • Microsoft Teams feature updates

    Microsoft continues to roll-out new features to Microsoft Teams including features particular for Teams for Education. You are welcome to visit Microsoft’s announcements including the Teams Blog, Teams articles on the Education blog, and their Teams YouTube playlists. New features in Microsoft Teams January 2023 Watch this tutorial video showing the top 12 NEW features […]

  • January Ed Tech Workshops for Faculty

    Educational Technology hosted workshops for faculty to get ready for Spring semester. Moodle workshops on Tuesday, January 10 We offered two brief workshops – each 30 minutes each – either in-person or via Teams format. Moodle Tips and Tricks Tuesday, January 10th View the agenda. Topics will include: Moodle Assignments and Grading Tuesday, January 10th […]

  • Getting Ready for the Semester

    Faculty, join us for workshops! See our January Ed Tech Workshops post. Students Faculty Classrooms Are you teaching in a new space this semester? See our post on In-person Classes to familiarize yourself with equipment. In-room consultation appointments are available. Moodle Bookings Teams If you are NOT using your Class Team, see our suggestions for […]

  • Spring 2022 Workshops for faculty and staff

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    Educational Technology professional staff and our Microsoft training partners are facilitating sessions in January, February, and March. Read on for details. Student Technology Assistants (STAs) and professional staff are offering a series of workshops crafted mainly for students working on academic and personal digital projects but which are open to everyone. See our Spring 2022 Ed Tech Workshops post […]

  • Best Practices: Teams Setup

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    Here are some suggestions and tips for when you set up your Teams. Things to Consider Before Creating a Team Who do you want to collaborate with in Teams? How will you use your Team? What is the purpose of your Team? What permissions will you give your team members? Do you already have an […]

  • Teams Meetings

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    The Teams Meeting experience includes a number of features that you can use for video and audio. This post will guide you through the Teams Meeting experience. Further support See our Resources section below for guides, videos, and support pages. Top 25 Meetings Tips & Tricks video (Jan 2022) 32 minutes, but check the video’s […]

  • Videoconferencing Platform Comparison

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    Below is a comparison of features in Teams and Zoom. These features will be updated periodically and we encourage College employees to consult this information before requesting a Zoom Professional License to verify that Teams does not have a feature that is critical to their work. Feature Teams Zoom Meeting Basics Voice and video conferencing […]

  • Class Teams

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    What are Class Teams? Microsoft Teams is the digital hub that brings conversations, content, and apps together in one place. Class Teams are one of the types of Teams that can be made in Microsoft Teams. A Class Team is automatically created for each course section from Moodle once the instructor makes the Moodle course […]

  • Microsoft Teams: Teams Types

    So you’ve decided you wanted to create a new Microsoft Team but are unsure which type of Team to select. This post (including the resources linked below) will help review the four types of Teams available including the similarities and differences between the four. Types of Teams When you create a new Team, you will […]

  • Use a Phone or Tablet as a document camera in Teams

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    You may find that you would like to annotate over a printout or use a pen and paper to write something to share with your students and either you or your students are remote. In a situation like this, you are looking to emulate the document cameras available in some rooms on campus. If you […]