Using MS Teams in a teaching venue
Microsoft Teams is a real-time web conferencing application, available on lecture theatre PCs. There is a camera in the lecture theatre and microphone that can be used with MS Teams if you wish to connect with students remotely (hybrid teaching) also.
- Get into the venue, log in and start the virtual MS Team session early.
- Check the audio and video settings and ask remote students if they can hear you. Learn more below.
Turn on the Projector
- Press ON in the Control Panel
- Select PC on the Control Panel
Log into the lecture theatre PC
Login using your NUI Galway campus account credentials using email@example.com (e.g firstname.lastname@example.org)
Open MS Teams
Open the MS Team client located on the Novell Applications Launcher (as below)
You will be prompted to log in again, using your NUI Galway campus account credentials using email@example.com (e.g firstname.lastname@example.org)
Use Teams the same way you use it on your own PC, but just remember to select the correct camera and microphone for your remote audience to hear and see you.
Select the correct camera and microphone
Once logged in to MS Teams, go to Device Settings (shown below) to select the venue's camera and microphone.
You can check this after the meeting has started under "Device settings"
Please refer to the notes for each venue for the correct AV peripheral settings. These will vary for each. There will be a printed sheet in each venue also with the settings for both the microphone and camera.
Sharing your content
You have several options for sharing your content. See the list below for some common options:
You can select to "Start recording" for the session to be captured.
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