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Wed 6 May 2020
10:00 - 12:00

Venue: Online

Provided by: University Information Services - Digital Literacy Skills


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Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - Getting Started (online)
BeginnersNew

Wed 6 May 2020

Description

Need to get up to speed with Teams? Then join us in this friendly, slow-paced, introductory session to learn how to get up and running. This is Part 1 of 4 courses that provide you the opportunity to get a hands on and in-depth insight into Teams. If you prefer a quick overview of Teams then consider joining the Fast Track course instead. Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate.

You will:

  • Understand Teams, Channels and an overview of what is possible in the application
  • Chat in a group or one-to-one
  • Collaborate with colleagues. In Teams you can access, share, and edit Word docs, PowerPoint, and Excel files in real time
Target audience
  • For University Staff
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 6 May   10:00 - 12:00 10:00 - 12:00 Online Lynn Foot
Topics covered

About Teams

  • Signing into Teams
  • Switching Views
  • Join an Existing Team
  • View a List of Members on a Team
  • Owners, Members & Guests

Conversations and Posts

  • Post and Read Messages
  • Target Specific People with @mentions
  • Edit and Delete Messages
  • React to Messages and Bookmark Messages
  • Forward an Email to a Channel Conversation
  • Use Chats for Private Messages 1:1 and Group
  • Use the Search Tool to Find Messages, Files or People

Notifications and Status

  • Set up Notifications Effectively
  • Set your Status Message
  • Use Do Not Disturb Efficiently

Files - Sharing and Collaborating

  • Share Files
  • Edit and Collaborate on Files

Further help

  • Q&As
  • Installing on your mobile phone
  • Microsoft’s online video training
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Help from within the UIS Teams desktop application
Format
  • Interactive training that is instructor-led online using Teams with video, demonstrations and practical activities
System requirements
  • Installed Microsoft Teams app
  • If you can't install the Teams app you can use a Web Browser
  • It's advisable to make a test call in advance of the session
  • A link to the online meeting will be sent in your booking confirmation email and event reminders
  • The course will start promptly at the time shown below but will be open up to 30 minutes beforehand should you wish to check your audio and visual setup. Using a webcam is optional but using one will give you a better learning experience.
  • Your computer set up may be different to others on the course and there are small variations when using different operating systems. It is helpful to keep the instructor informed of the system that you are using.
Duration
  • 2 hours
Theme
Collaboration & Communication

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