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Can I add students to an MS Team using Canvas roster?

The short answer is no, you can’t add students to a course Team through Canvas. Teams does not have access to your Canvas class and cannot currently populate a Teams course automatically. You will need to add each student individually to your course Team. You typically only need to type the first few letters of […]

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How do I Use MS Teams for Synchronous Communication?

Teaching in an online format doesn’t mean you have to lose your instructor-student contact. Microsoft Teams is our institutionally supported application for synchronous communications, including live class sessions and office hours. Teams provides you with a variety of options for creating virtual meeting rooms, organizing classes, and collaborating with your students using integrated tools. Note: […]

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Communication Lectures

Use Forms/Polls in MS Teams

In MS Teams, one activity you can introduce in your class to increase student engagement is a poll. As of yet, MSU Denver does not have the ability to plan and create polls ahead of time to then launch on the main video screen. We do have the ability to create polls within the chat […]

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Communication Lectures

Add a Guest Speaker to an MS Teams Meeting

Whether you’re lecturing in person or in an online learning environment, guest speakers can add dimension and value to a course. In this tutorial, you will learn how to add a guest speaker to your virtual lecture in an MS Teams meeting. MS Teams will send your guest speaker an invitation link for them to […]

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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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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 […]