Office 365 Teams


Microsoft Teams is a chat-based collaborative workspace that brings together people, content and conversations. Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote are connected to Teams, similar to Slack.


What is Microsoft Teams?


FAQ


Teams Frequently Asked Questions

Teams: Portal (Blackboard) Organization Migration to Teams

The University of Toronto will transition to Quercus (Canvas), the university’s new learning management engine September 1st, 2018. Quercus provides online access to course materials and a variety of tools to enhance teaching and learning activities with a clean and easy to navigate interface.


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Teams: Teams Should Not Be Used For
  • Teaching and learning activities
  • Assessment
  • Grading

 

Teams: Key Features
  • Channels
  • Tabs
  • Team email address
  • Mobile App

 

Teams: Key Benefits and Functionality
  • Content creation and collaboration at the same time
  • File sharing internal and external
  • Calendars and meetings
  • Chat and instant messaging for communicating with members
  • Private or Publicly visibility

 

Teams: Access

The Teams icon is available in the Office 365 waffle however, users cannot create or join teams. Users can access Teams by invitation only.
 

Teams: What is Microsoft Teams?



Microsoft Teams is a chat-based collaborative workspace that brings together people, content and conversations. Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote are connected to Teams, similar to Slack.
 

Portal content: migration options available to faculty and staff


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Portal content migration options
Please note that SharePoint is not available in all Divisions;
please contact your Divisional IT team to discuss


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