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How To Use Microsoft Teams

A beginner's guide to Microsoft Teams for Faculty


Why Use Microsoft Teams?

Microsoft Teams is a virtual workspace that offers seamless integration between Office apps and external apps, many forms of communication, file sharing, and real-time collaboration. The sky is the limit for Teams' potential uses--you can create a Team and invite others to it for any form of collaboration. Some possibilities include

  • Facilitating a workspace for your course.
  • Enabling collaboration between student groups in a course.
  • Collaborating with your colleagues on research, committees, working groups.
  • Collaborating with your department or other administrative structure.

Read on to learn more about how to use Teams to suit your purposes!

An infographic depicting Teams' features.

Image Source: "Getting Started with Microsoft Teams" | Southern Illinois University