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Communication Readings/Content

Send Files or Links via Email

Another way to keep your students updated and share important materials and links is through email. You can use your MSU Denver Outlook account to manage email correspondence with your students. Using the file attachment options outlined below, you can share important documents, PowerPoints, readings and links. Directions Go to Faculty and Staff Hub. Click Email (Office […]

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Communication Lectures

Share your Screen in Microsoft Teams

If you are holding your lectures synchronously, using MS Teams, you may need to share your screen with your students on occasion. You can use both your desktop or mobile device to share your screen. This tutorial provides a description of how to share your screen using your desktop. Directions Start a Teams Meeting. Note: If you […]

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Communication Group Work/Collaboration Lectures

Use MS Teams Breakout Rooms

Breakout Rooms is a Microsoft Teams functionality that facilitates small group work in a synchronous virtual setting. Breakout rooms allow the meeting organizer to divide participants into multiple smaller groups. This is handy for those times when you want to have small group discussions within a lecture, allow students synchronous class time for group work, […]

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Communication Lectures

Schedule a Recurring Meeting in Teams

One of the easiest ways to keep your course running smoothly is to schedule a recurring meeting in Teams. This will enable you to meet with your students for live lectures, discussions, or other class activities. Follow the steps below to schedule a meeting for your course team. If you still need to set up […]

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Communication Lectures

Start a Meeting with Students in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams will allow you to hold live, synchronous sessions with your students. Whether you’d like to hold a whole class activity, like a lecture or discussion, or 1-on-1 meetings with individual students, Microsoft Teams can be the tool you turn to. Other tutorials on this website will show you how to use several features […]

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Communication

Set up a “Course Team” in Teams

Microsoft Teams is a tool that allows you to easily start a video conference with your students. This can be a helpful way to share important information with all or your students or to conduct 1-on-1 meetings with specific individuals. Teams even has a screen sharing feature that is useful when trying to support your […]

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Communication Lectures Videos

Embed Videos from YuJa

Sometimes the best way to reach your students is with a video from you, their instructor. You can easily embed videos from YuJa anywhere the Rich Content Editor box and toolbar appears in Canvas. There are two ways to approach the embedding of a YuJa video. One begins within YuJa and the other stays entirely […]

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Communication Lectures Videos

Use YuJa to Create and Upload Videos

Sometimes the best way to reach your students is with a video from you, their instructor. Other resources are great, but your presence in the course makes it even more unique and meaningful to the students. One great way to provide your own videos is through recording in YuJa. You can use this tool to […]

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Canvas Tools Communication

Canvas Messages

You will likely need to be in contact with your students throughout a course. To help facilitate this, Canvas has included a native messaging system that allows you to contact individuals or whole courses within Canvas. This messaging system functions much the same as your MSU Denver email. Directions Navigate Your Inbox Go to MSU Denver’s Faculty […]

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Communication

Use Appointment Groups to Host Virtual Office Hours

Office hours are a hallmark of higher education and as you move to online, you will likely want to continue offering this option to students. Canvas has a tool built in to the Calendar to make this task more manageable. By using Appointment Groups, you can easily implement a way for student’s to sign up […]