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Microsoft Teams is a collaboration app that helps your team stay organized and have conversations—all in one place. Here's a quick look at the left-hand side of Teams.
 
Microsoft Teams is a collaboration app that helps your team stay organized and have conversations—all in one place. Here's a quick look at the left-hand side of Teams.
  
'''Teams''' - Find channels to belong to or create your own. Inside channels you can hold on-the-spot meetings, have conversations, and share files.
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[[File:Teams left side menu.jpg|frame|center]]
  
'''Meetings''' - See everything you’ve got lined up for the day or week. Or, schedule a meeting. This calendar syncs with your Outlook calendar.
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'''Activity''' - Your Teams feed. All the actions in each Team and meeting you are a part of is listed here. 
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'''Chat''' - This is the direct message chat area where messages can be sent individually.  It also shows the last message sent in meetings and Teams channels. 
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'''Teams''' - Find Teams to belong to or create your own. Note if you want to create a course Team visit these instructions: [[Create a Team]]. Each Team comes with an automatic General channel where you can hold on-the-spot meetings, schedule meetings, have conversations, and share files.
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'''Calendar''' - See everything you’ve got lined up for the day or week. Or, schedule a meeting. This calendar syncs with your Outlook calendar.
  
 
'''Calls''' - In some cases, if your organization has it set up, you can call anyone from Teams, even if they’re not using Teams.
 
'''Calls''' - In some cases, if your organization has it set up, you can call anyone from Teams, even if they’re not using Teams.
  
A team can be created for your course site by contacting [[edtech@brocku.ca]].  The Team will include your course roster but you can add additional members such as TAs as well.   
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'''Files''' - Teams is linked into your Office 365 so this space will show all of your most recently accessed documents in Office 365 (Word, PowerPoint, Excel). 
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Creating a course Team ([[Create a Team]]) will include your course roster but you can add additional members such as TAs as well. [https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/add-members-to-a-team-in-teams-aff2249d-b456-4bc3-81e7-52327b6b38e9 Add a member to a Team].
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Note that MS Teams is good for video and virtual meeting spaces, but we do not recommend it as a replacement Learning Management System and encourage instructors to continue to use Sakai as the space for course content, assignment submission and gradesWe have administrative access to Sakai in ways we do not in MS Teams and Teams is not yet fully developed with post-secondary education in mind.
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==Microsoft Teams: Meeting, Members and Video==
 
==Microsoft Teams: Meeting, Members and Video==
 
We recommend newcomers to MS Teams review this basic visual guide to the options in MS Teams as it can be used by educators: [https://brocku.ca/pedagogical-innovation/wp-content/uploads/sites/53/TeamsforEducation_QuickGuide_Brock.pdf Teams for Education Quick Guide]
 
We recommend newcomers to MS Teams review this basic visual guide to the options in MS Teams as it can be used by educators: [https://brocku.ca/pedagogical-innovation/wp-content/uploads/sites/53/TeamsforEducation_QuickGuide_Brock.pdf Teams for Education Quick Guide]
  
  
The following video tutorials can provide an introduction to MS Teams. They are available through LinkedIn Learning and accessed by entering your Brock credentials (See image below).
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The following links are to some introductory video tutorials and documentation for MS Teams:
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[https://brocku.ca/information-technology/service-catalogue/office-365/teams/ Brock Tutorial videos for Teams] 
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[https://brocku.sharepoint.com/sites/ITS-Support/SitePages/Teams-Support.aspx ITS Teams Support documentation]
  
[[File:LinkedIn learning signin.jpg|frameless|600px|Sign in to Linked In Learning.  ]]
 
  
===Manage Teams and Members===
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Using the web to access Teams?  We recommend using Google Chrome as a web browser to do so, some functionality can be limited in Safari and Firefox.  
[https://www.linkedin.com/learning/microsoft-teams-essential-training-5/manage-teams-and-members?u=2169706 Manage Teams and Members]
 
  
===Scheduling Meetings===
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Note that being logged into your Brock account will make a difference in what is available to you in Teams (if you have downloaded the desktop app, once set up, it will automatically log in to your Brock account). Logging into Teams via your Brock account will allow you to access a more robust set of features. The easiest way to do so through the web is to go to your Brock email (Outlook) and select the nine dots in the upper left hand corner, that will bring you to a suite of MS apps, of which Teams is one. 
[https://www.linkedin.com/learning/microsoft-teams-essential-training-5/schedule-a-meeting-and-invite-attendees?u=2169706 Schedule a meeting and invite attendees]
 
  
===Screen Sharing===
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[[File:Outlook select apps.jpg|frame|center|Select the nine dots in the upper left corner to reveal the most popular apps used in the Microsoft office suite. ]]
[https://www.linkedin.com/learning/microsoft-teams-essential-training-5/share-your-screen-during-a-call-meeting-or-chat?u=2169706 Share your screen]
 
  
===Recording===
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[[File:Outlook apps.jpg|frame|center|This is the list of Apps in Microsoft Office. Select Teams.]]
[https://www.linkedin.com/learning/microsoft-teams-essential-training-5/record-a-video-meeting-or-call?u=2169706 How to Record your meeting]
 
  
===Meetings on Demand===
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[https://www.linkedin.com/learning/microsoft-teams-essential-training-5/initiate-a-video-or-audio-meeting-on-demand?u=2169706 How to start a meeting on demand]
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| This page is adapted from the [https://support.office.com/en-us/article/video-welcome-to-microsoft-teams-b98d533f-118e-4bae-bf44-3df2470c2b12 Microsoft Office Support Site] and [https://www.linkedin.com/learning/login-ent?u=2169706 LinkedIn Learning]  
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| This page is adapted from the [https://support.office.com/en-us/article/video-welcome-to-microsoft-teams-b98d533f-118e-4bae-bf44-3df2470c2b12 Microsoft Office Support Site]  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:53, 31 January 2022

What is Microsoft Teams?

Microsoft Teams is a collaboration app that helps your team stay organized and have conversations—all in one place. Here's a quick look at the left-hand side of Teams.

Teams left side menu.jpg

Activity - Your Teams feed. All the actions in each Team and meeting you are a part of is listed here.

Chat - This is the direct message chat area where messages can be sent individually. It also shows the last message sent in meetings and Teams channels.

Teams - Find Teams to belong to or create your own. Note if you want to create a course Team visit these instructions: Create a Team. Each Team comes with an automatic General channel where you can hold on-the-spot meetings, schedule meetings, have conversations, and share files.

Calendar - See everything you’ve got lined up for the day or week. Or, schedule a meeting. This calendar syncs with your Outlook calendar.

Calls - In some cases, if your organization has it set up, you can call anyone from Teams, even if they’re not using Teams.

Files - Teams is linked into your Office 365 so this space will show all of your most recently accessed documents in Office 365 (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

Creating a course Team (Create a Team) will include your course roster but you can add additional members such as TAs as well. Add a member to a Team.

Note that MS Teams is good for video and virtual meeting spaces, but we do not recommend it as a replacement Learning Management System and encourage instructors to continue to use Sakai as the space for course content, assignment submission and grades. We have administrative access to Sakai in ways we do not in MS Teams and Teams is not yet fully developed with post-secondary education in mind.

Microsoft Teams: Meeting, Members and Video

We recommend newcomers to MS Teams review this basic visual guide to the options in MS Teams as it can be used by educators: Teams for Education Quick Guide


The following links are to some introductory video tutorials and documentation for MS Teams: Brock Tutorial videos for Teams ITS Teams Support documentation


Using the web to access Teams? We recommend using Google Chrome as a web browser to do so, some functionality can be limited in Safari and Firefox.

Note that being logged into your Brock account will make a difference in what is available to you in Teams (if you have downloaded the desktop app, once set up, it will automatically log in to your Brock account). Logging into Teams via your Brock account will allow you to access a more robust set of features. The easiest way to do so through the web is to go to your Brock email (Outlook) and select the nine dots in the upper left hand corner, that will bring you to a suite of MS apps, of which Teams is one.

Select the nine dots in the upper left corner to reveal the most popular apps used in the Microsoft office suite.
This is the list of Apps in Microsoft Office. Select Teams.



More questions about Teams?

This page is adapted from the Microsoft Office Support Site