LEARNING ACTIVITIES

The following learning activities will help participants gain the knowledge necessary to meet the course goals and objectives.

Goal 1: At the completion of the course, participants will be able to use Microsoft Teams for staff communications and teamwork.

Objective 1: Learners will be able to navigate to chat section of Teams, edit contact list, and initiate a chat session from their list of contacts.

Activities:

  • Overview of  chat
  • Demonstration of how to use the chat feature
  • Participant practice using the chat feature
  • Participants complete competency assessment of using Microsoft Teams chat feature. (Full list of course assessments found HERE)

Objective 2: Learners will be able to navigate to the appropriate channel in Teams and add a project update post.

Activities:

  • Overview of project updates
  • Demonstration of how to use Teams channels – including how to navigate to specific channels and add/edit posts.  
  • Participants will practice adding and editing posts on a predetermined Teams channel.
  • Participants will complete a competency assessment of using Microsoft Teams conversation and post feature to share project updates. (Full list of course assessments found HERE)

Objective 3: Learners will be able to navigate to the appropriate channel in Teams and add personal messages, memes, and photos that tag their fellow staff members.

Activities:

  • Overview of showing team recognition in Microsoft Teams
  • Demonstration of how to use Teams for posting recognition communications – including using emojis, animated gifs, tagging, and reactions.
  • Participants will practice using the post, tag, and add special reactions feature in teams.
  • Participants will complete a competency assessment of using Microsoft Teams conversation and post feature to show recognition. (Full list of course assessments found HERE)

Goal 2: At the completion of the course, participants will understand the benefits of implementing Microsoft Teams in their department in the areas of project management, team recognition, and collaboration. 

Objective: Learners will describe the benefits of using Microsoft Teams and how it can help their team with project management, team recognition, and collaboration.

Activity:

At the conclusion of the course, in a discussion format, the facilitator will ask each participant to share how Microsoft Teams will help with project management, team recognition, and collaboration. (Full list of course assessments found HERE)