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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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Lectures

Use Microsoft Teams to Host Live Lecture Sessions

Microsoft Teams is an important tool for increasing student engagement and interaction. In a synchronous online course, instructors can use MS Teams to hold live lectures. The directions below walk through the process of using MS Teams to host live lectures. Directions Launch the Microsoft Teams Application on your computer.  If you don’t know where your Teams Application […]

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Communication - Mobile Group Work/Collaboration - Mobile

Use the Chat Feature in MS Teams to Send Individuals or Small Groups a Message

During an MS Teams meeting, you may need to send a direct chat message to an individual or small group without addressing the entire class or meeting. The following tutorial explains how to do this using your phone or tablet. Directions Open the Microsoft Teams App. Select Chat from the menu at the bottom of your screen. Note: To send […]

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Communication - Mobile Group Work/Collaboration - Mobile

Add Channels to a MS Team for Small Groups

MS Teams channels are a great way to organize group work or projects for your students. Channels are a place to synchronous meetings, have asynchronous conversations, and share files easily. If your course uses group projects, having a team channel for each project group can create a space for groups to have meetings and sharing […]

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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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Discussions

Conduct a Discussion in Microsoft Teams from a Web Browser

Microsoft Teams allows you to host live video sessions that you could use to facilitate discussions in your course. You could use this tool to have real-time conversations about course content, current events, or other important topics just like you would in your face-to-face course. Directions Go to the Faculty and Staff Hub. Click Email (Office […]

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Accessibility Communication - Mobile Videos - Mobile

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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Communication - Mobile Lectures - Mobile Videos - Mobile

Record a MS Teams Meeting on Mobile

Recording your meetings in Teams can create a helpful resource for you and your students. Your students can refer back to a lecture when studying for a test, for instance, or an absent student can watch the recording of a class that they weren’t able to attend. Fortunately, recording a meeting in Teams is a […]

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Communication - Mobile Lectures - Mobile

Share a PowerPoint Lecture in the Teams Mobile App

When you are using MS Teams to conduct synchronous lectures, you may need to share your PowerPoint presentation during the meeting. This is also something you can accomplish using the MS Teams mobile app on your phone or tablet, should the need arise. Directions Start a Microsoft Teams Meeting (if you need help installing the Microsoft […]

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Communication - Mobile Lectures - Mobile

Share your Screen in Microsoft Teams App

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 phone or tablet. Directions Start a Teams Meeting […]