Microsoft Teams and digital communication webinars

Microsoft Teams is a communication and collaboration platform that can facilitate effective remote working and remote teaching.

A series of webinars, based on the Collaborating with Teams and Office 365 course, are scheduled for summer 2020 that will explain how to fully utilise Teams, with a focus on remote working.

NEW! Using Teams and Yammer to connect across the university 
The newest webinar explains how Yammer can be used in conjunction with Teams to connect across the entire university.

Find out how to collaborate with your inner loop of colleagues and students through Teams and how to discuss and share news, issues, ideas and events with your outer loop through Yammer.

You will hear examples of how Yammer digital communities have been used to facilitate effective communication and idea-exchange and how Yammer's unique feature - the All Company channel enables any member of staff or student can use to communicate across the university

  • An Introduction to Teams – introduces Teams and its core functions. You will learn the essentials needed to communicate through Teams and how to use Teams meetings as a participant.
  • Teams for Remote Working – further explores how to use Teams to communicate and collaborate with colleagues and students when working away from campus. An emphasis is placed on working with files through Teams and SharePoint Online.
    Prerequisite: Ideally you will have completed the Introduction to Teams session before attending.
  • Teams for Remote Teaching – focuses on using Teams meetings to deliver synchronous online learning, enabling you to teach from anywhere.
    Prerequisite: Ideally you will have completed the Introduction to Teams session before attending.

Schedule and sign-up

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Each webinar is scheduled to last about 1 hour, with additional time available after the webinar for questions.

The webinars will be held through a Microsoft Teams meeting. A link (URL) to the meeting and joining instructions will be sent after booking on to the webinar.

Both staff and students are welcome to join any webinar.


Video Recordings

Video recordings of the webinars are available in this thread in the All Company channel on Yammer.


More Information

For more information about Teams, visit the Teams page on Study. Refer to the Yammer Flash Guide for guidance on using Yammer.

To find out more about when to use Teams and when to use Yammer, check our Communicating and Collaborating at Cardiff Met page.

See the Working away from Campus guide for more general advice on working remotely.