The chat feature in Microsoft Teams allows you to communicate with one or more users in a private setting. You can chat in real time or asynchronously with peers using the chat feature.
- [Instructor] In this video…let's take a look at the chat feature.…The chat feature allows you to have a private conversation…with a particular user or users rather than having to be…in a team conversations tab.…At the time of this recording, the chat feature…is intended for peer-to-peer use.…In other words, to use as a way for you to meet…one on one or in a small group with other teachers,…administrators, or staff members.…On the left hand side, on the side navigation bar,…I'm currently on the Teams icon…but I want to go one up to Chat.…
Click on Chat and this brings up the chats page.…Here to the right you'll be able to see…any chats that you've been involved in.…I don't have any here because I have not yet had any chats.…There is one, however, that appears by default…and that is with T-Bot, something I'll discuss in a moment.…First, however, let's take a look at how to use…the chat feature.…One way you can do this is by clicking on a person's name.…So, in other words, here if I go to team members…and I want to talk with the co-teacher of this course.…
Join Oliver Schinkten as helps you get started using Microsoft Teams for your classroom. He shows how to organize your class and classwork using channels and tabs, and then demonstrates how to add and manage learning activities. He covers working with students, the grading process, and communicating using meetings and chat sessions. He also explains how to integrate with OneNote Notebooks to create lessons plans that can be quickly disseminated to students.
- Accessing Microsoft Teams
- Creating a class
- Customizing class settings
- Adding students to a class
- Adding tabs and channels
- Adding resources using connectors
- Chatting with students
- Managing student communication
- Starting a meeting
- Getting alerts about activities
- Sharing files and resources
- Distributing and grading assignments