Self Paced Training -- Microsoft Teams

**note: not all features may be available**

What's included here:

Below you will find a cultivated list of self paced trainings that will help you get started with Microsoft Teams. If you have never used the tool, or feel as if you would rate your skills as "beginner", we recommend that you start with "What is O365" and "What is Microsoft Teams and then move through the beginner section of the Essential Training. From there, once you feel you are ready, feel free to jump into other topics as interest strikes.

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What is Office 365 (video based, 1 minute 16 seconds) – Get to know what Office 365 can do at a high level.
What is Microsoft Teams (quick read document) -- Get a quick, high level introduction to Microsoft Teams.
Best Practices for Microsoft Teams (quick read with 4 minute video) -- This article identifies some considerations to think through when first starting out with Teams, including some questions to ask before you create your Team.
Microsoft Teams Essential Training  (video based, 1 hour 3 minutes) -- In the first half of this LinkedIn Learning (formerly training you will learn how to:
  • Create a Team and add members
  • Join an existing Team
  • Create and manage Channels
  • Send and receive messages


Microsoft Teams Essential Training (video based, 49 minutes 90 seconds) -- In the second half of this Linkedin Learning training you will learn how to:

  • Share files
  • Add apps
  • Add and customize Channel tabs
  • Use the search feature
  • Adjust user settings
  • Access administrator settings

For Current Google Users

Switch from Gmail to Outlook -- In these walk through compilations, you will learn:
  • The differences of Outlook and Gmail
  • How to utilize OneDrive linking to more easily work together with coworkers or classmates
  • Use filters and sorting in your inbox
  • General tips such as setting out of office messages

Switch from Google Drive to OneDrive -- In these walk through compilations, you will be given:

  • A side by side comparison of the differences of OneDrive and Google Drive
  • How to share files and folders from OneDrive
  • How to create, upload and edit files in OneDrive