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Tue 25 May 2021
10:00 - 12:00

Venue: UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4

Provided by: University Information Services - Digital Literacy Skills

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Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - Part 4 - File Management & Top Tips (Live Online using MS Teams)

Tue 25 May 2021


New to online collaboration? This course aims to take the mystery out of managing your files online, syncing these to your computer and introduces a few useful functions that you may not have discovered.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate.

You will:

  • Learn various online file management techniques and understand SharePoint storage
  • Use the assistive technologies within Teams
  • Gain a few tips to speed your work

If you book:

  • Add the event to your calendar by following the link in your booking confirmation email and click Add to Calendar.
  • Install the Microsoft Teams app. (It is possible to join using Edge or Chrome but there is less functionality when using a browser).
  • Important: The instructor cannot troubleshoot access to Microsoft Teams on the day of the course. If you are in an institution that is managing their own Teams tenancy (CAMENT, JBS, medschl and some of the colleges) then you may not have access to the files or calendar used in the course. Please contact the instructor in advance to discuss this.
  • If you are using Hermes for your email you will not be able to access the Teams calendar used in the course.
  • It's advisable to make a test call in advance of the session.
  • The course will start promptly at the time shown but will be open up to 30 minutes beforehand should you wish to check your audio and visual setup or meet your instructor.
Target audience
  • For University and college members
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 25 May   10:00 - 12:00 10:00 - 12:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4 Lynn Foot
Topics covered
  • Manage and share files
  • Share a file from a chat
  • Get a link to a file in Teams
  • Rename, move or copy files in Teams
  • Recover deleted files in Teams
  • Checkout a file to prevent others editing it
  • File storage in Teams
  • Sync SharePoint and Teams files with the OneDrive sync app
  • Share a video with colleagues (MS Stream)
  • Translate messages from another language
  • Use the immersive reader
  • Some useful commands for the command box
  • Keyboard shortcuts in Teams
  • Marking chat as urgent
  • Announcements in channel posts
  • Interactive live online training that is instructor-led with video, demonstrations and practical activities
System requirements
  • One session of two hours
Related courses
Collaboration & Communication

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