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Accessibility Features in Microsoft Teams

Posted August 5, 2021
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Table of Contents: Use Live Captions Reduce Background Noise Use the Immersive Reader Use Keyboard Shortcuts Translate Messages Use Default, Dark, and High Contrast Themes Visit the Microsoft website for a comprehensive list of the the accessibility features available in Teams. Use Live Captions Live captions make Teams meetings more inclusive for participants who are […]

Teaching Online with Teams

Posted March 13, 2020
Meetings button

Installing and Setting Up Teams The first step is to obtain the Teams client. This is available to download for Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android from Microsoft. If you are unable to download Teams, you can access the web version by logging in on the Microsoft Teams page. Microsoft Teams is part of Office 365. […]

Using Microsoft Teams

Posted March 12, 2020

Teams is a college-supported platform for connecting synchronously with students and other staff members. You do not need to request that a Team be created in order to use the Teams app for communication and collaboration with students and colleagues. Detailed documentation for teaching with Teams is available here: https://techdocs.blogs.brynmawr.edu/8297 Getting Started Getting Started: What is […]

Microphone not working?

Posted October 8, 2014
Flash Player enable camera and microphone pop-up window.

Trying to Skype or record a message, but not hearing any sound when you speak into the microphone? There are up to four places where the microphone and input volumes might be set: 1. Physical volume controls on your microphone or headset. If you’re using a headset or desktop microphone, look for controls on the […]