When inside of the Conversations tab in Microsoft Teams, you can start on-demand meetings. This feature allows you to use video conferencing and share your screen.
- [Instructor] Meetings are a terrific way…to improve the collaboration in your class,…both for you and your students.…They provide a way for people to use typed conversation,…audio, video, and screen sharing.…One important thing to note, however,…is that meetings that take place inside of channels…are open meetings, meaning that anyone on the team…can join in.…When you start a meeting inside of a particular channel,…the whole team will be able to see…that a meeting is taking place…and then join from that channel.…Let's take a look at how you can start an impromptu…or on-demand meeting from within a Conversations tab.…
Here, I'm going to go over to Teams…and inside of my Biology 101 course,…I'm going to go to the General channel,…and down below I have my message board.…Now, when we talked about messages,…I did mention the Meetings icon,…and it's down here in which there is a camera icon.…If I select that, it will bring up this camera…and allows me to start a meeting.…I could type in a subject.…Let's say I put in Project Planning.…
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