• How-To,  Tools

    Using Video in Microsoft Teams

    Teams video is a viable option for online classes, meetings, webinars, and interviews with a little advanced configuration. First you will need to create a Team, unless you intend to use an existing Team. Then, you can schedule the meeting. Part I: Create a Team and Schedule a Meeting Start with a Team – you must either use an existing Team, or create a new one.To create a new Team: within the O365 Teams app, choose “Join or Create team,” then “Create Team.” Generally, the “Staff” team type is fine. Name your Team and designate privacy settings – if possible, choose Public so that others at Trinity can find you.…

  • How-To,  Moodle,  Tools

    Creating LinkedIn Learning Collections

    Trinity subscribes to LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com), a vast library of videos that teach everything from soft skills to software. Anyone from the Trinity community can learn new skills and concepts in bite-sized modules. LinkedIn Learning videos can offer several pedagogical benefits, including: Providing concepts in an alternative medium Accessible content: nearly all content is closed captioned with transcripts Supplemental content for a course’s main syllabus. LinkedIn Learning allows users to create and share their own Collections, which are similar to playlists except that they do not require that content be played in a particular order. Links to Collections can then be embedded into Moodle to facilitate student access. Create…