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Record a Teams Meeting and Share It with Your Students

Microsoft Teams is a great tool for synchronous meetings with your online class. It’s easy to set up a recurring meeting and invite your students, but it’s not always easy for every student to attend every class. This is particularly likely when an in-person class moves online in the event of campus closure, for example […]

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Upload a MS Teams Recording to YuJa and Generate Auto-Captions

When you record a meeting in Teams, that recording is automatically available to all of the members of that team. Unfortunately, Teams does not generate auto-captions for recordings and it does not support embedding them in a Canvas course. Resolving this is simple, but it requires a few extra steps. Uploading the videos to YuJa […]


Open MS Stream Using Teams on Your Mobile Device to Generate Captions for Videos

UPDATE: As of May 24th, 2021, Teams recordings will no longer be saved to Stream. This tutorial will remain accessible for those who are working with older recordings saved in Stream, but for those working with recordings made after this date, please see the Upload a MS Teams Recording to Yuja and Generate Auto-Captions tutorial […]

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Turn on Live Captions in MS Teams

Microsoft Teams has the ability to generate live captions of your synchronous meetings or lectures. Follow the directions below to enable them via your mobile device. Directions Open Microsoft Teams on your mobile device. Click the More Options Menu (three dots) button to make sure that you are in the Calendar view. Tap the link to Join the Live Event/meeting. Click the More Options Menu (three […]

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Edit Auto-Captions on YuJa Videos

Videos uploaded to YuJa receive automatic captions, though it may take a few hours for them to appear after processing. This is an excellent feature which will save you lots of time! However, not all of the captions will be accurate- it’s a computer and cannot know your exact vocab or speech perfectly. Thankfully, editing […]