Hold office hours with Teams

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If you've already arranged to have a Teams space created for your class (contact CPI at edtech@brocku.ca if you wish to arrange for this), the following are some steps to inviting students to a class meeting.

Teams can be a useful solution for connecting with students over private video or audio-only conferences.

Visit your courses' Teams space

Steps to locating your course's Teams space are available at Where is Teams?

Create a new channel

After opening your course's Teams space, create a new channel by

  1. clicking the ellipsis icon; then
  2. clicking Add channel
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Add details of your course's office hours

The Channel name should display office hours clearly so that students understand when timing for making contact is appropriate. Click Add.

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Your new office hours channel is prepared

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Connect with students with video or audio-only chat

Click upon the icon of a student that has indicated interest in meeting for your office hour.

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  1. click the


More questions about Teams?