Microsoft Teams Basic Training

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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 - Find channels to belong to or create your own. Inside channels you can hold on-the-spot meetings, have conversations, and share files.

Meetings - 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.

A team can be created for your course site by contacting The Team will include your course roster but you can add additional members such as TAs as well.

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 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).

Sign in to Linked In Learning.

Manage Teams and Members

Manage Teams and Members

Scheduling Meetings

Schedule a meeting and invite attendees

Screen Sharing

Share your screen


How to Record your meeting

Meetings on Demand

How to start a meeting on demand

This page is adapted from the Microsoft Office Support Site and LinkedIn Learning