Microsoft 365 Training

Microsoft 365 is a suite of productivity tools that make communicating, collaborating and sharing ideas easier with classmates and colleagues. It is available to Texas A&M employees and students at no charge. 

The Division of Information Technology has organized a series of training sessions available to Texas A&M faculty and staff. Additional training sessions for faculty and researchers will be available in the fall! 

Each training will be hosted in Microsoft Teams and all sessions will be recorded and available online if you are unable to attend live. 

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Scheduled Fall Training

All About Teams Meetings

Use Teams Meetings to meet with students and colleagues. Hosting a meeting in Microsoft Teams is more than just sharing screens and video.  Join us for a Teams meetings extravaganza of best practices, new features, tips and tricks to make the most of your remote learning experience.

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Book Your Time with Microsoft Bookings

Easily allow students to book time slots during your office hours! Bookings provides a faster alternative to time-consuming and repetitive scheduling tasks, all while optimizing your organizational resources. Customize appointment details and booking requirements to streamline the booking experience.

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Accessibility Tools are Your Superpower

Accessibility tools in Microsoft 365 aim to serve the needs of everyone, regardless of background, identity, or academic skillset. These intentional, inclusive environments leverage flexible content delivery. In this session, you will experience how tools like Immersive Reader, Translate, Dictate, and more help provide accessible and inclusive content for all.

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All About Creating a Teams

Class Team, Staff Team, Research Team, Anyone Team.  Which Team is the right Team?  Take in-depth look at the features of each type of Team and best practices for selecting which type of Team to create.

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How to use Microsoft Forms

Create self-grading quizzes easily using Microsoft Forms.  With built-in features like the ability to enter equations for a Math quiz, insert videos or images, branching and section options, and multiple question types, Microsoft Forms can be your go-to tool for data collection and assessment.

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Cloud Storage and Sharing in OneDrive and SharePoint

Learn the differences between Microsoft's OneDrive and SharePoint and how to organize, collaborate, and share documents, as well as how to navigate document libraries.

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OneNote - Your Digital Binder

Learn how Microsoft's OneNote can help keep you organized by creating a digital binder. It's like a Trapper Keeper for your computer. Organize notes, plans, and research in one place where you can print, share, and search easily. 

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Office 365 & Outlook

New to Microsoft 365 email? Learn how to be more efficient using the tools found in Microsoft's Office 365 and Outlook. Review apps you are already familiar with and learn about new apps that will enhance classroom processes and organization.

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Teams for Faculty

Come learn how Microsoft Teams creates a digital hub for instructors to enhance learning and interact in a rich and engaging online space.  In this session you will explore how Teams allows you to support rich collaboration and communication experiences in a remote or blended learning environment.

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Teams Webinars and Live Events

Learn how to schedule online meetings and events for larger audiences using Microsoft Teams Live Events and how to use Teams Webinars to require registration for your virtual sessions. You will discover live event types, group roles, how to create events, who can attend, how to record your event, and manage reports from your events.

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Manage Your Projects and Events Using To Do and Planner

Learn how Microsoft's To Do and Planner can be used to help organize projects, create and assign tasks, review tasks, and keep projects organized using charts, calendars, and other views.  

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Information Tracking with Lists

Learn how Microsoft's List integrates with Teams and SharePoint to help you track what matters most. Use Lists to help create, share, and track lists for your team.  

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Summer Training Recordings

Intro to Office 365 & Outlook

Learn how to be more efficient using the tools found in Microsoft's Office 365 and Outlook. Review apps you are already familiar with and learn about new apps that will enhance classroom processes and organization.

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Information Tracking with Microsoft Lists

Learn how Microsoft's List integrates with Teams and SharePoint to help you track what matters most. Use Lists to help create, share, and track lists for your team.

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Cloud Storage and Sharing in OneDrive

Learn how to get the most out of Microsoft OneDrive for storing and accessing files. Learn about keeping track of folders and files with automatic backup to OneDrive and how to seamlessly share and collaborate with colleagues.

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OneNote - Your Digital Binder

Learn how Microsoft's OneNote integrates with Outlook calendar and how to use OneNote for Teams meeting notes.

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Manage Your Projects and Events Using Planner

Learn how Microsoft's Planner can be used to help teams organize projects, create and assign tasks, review tasks, and keep projects organized using charts, calendars, and other views.

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Getting More from SharePoint

Dive deeper into using Microsoft's SharePoint. Learn about team sites, communication sites, and hub sites and best practices for using SharePoint Online and its features.

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Getting Started with SharePoint

Learn how to get the most out of Microsoft OneDrive for storing and accessing files. Learn about keeping track of folders and files with automatic backup to OneDrive and how to seamlessly share and collaborate with colleagues.

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Microsoft Teams Calling

Learn to use the calling features found in Microsoft Teams: call settings, using voicemail, making outgoing calls, manage history and more.

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Getting Started with Teams

Learn how hosting a meeting in Microsoft Teams can be more interactive than just sharing screens and video. This session will show best practices for setting up Teams meetings and new features to make the most out of your remote sessions.

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Microsoft Teams Live Events

Learn how to schedule online meetings and events for larger audiences using Microsoft Teams Live Events. You will discover live event types, group roles, how to create events, who can attend, how to record your event, and manage reports from your events.

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Getting more with Teams Meetings

Learn how hosting a meeting in Microsoft Teams can be more interactive than just sharing screens and video. This session will show best practices for setting up Teams meetings and new features to make the most out of your remote sessions.

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