Connect+Learn

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Connect+Learn sessions are targeted at staff and aim to provide end-user training around common technologies and applications such as Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint and VPNs. Each session features a brief 15-minute presentation followed by a question and answer discussion.

Please see the list below and subscribe to the Connect+Learn newsletter to stay in the loop for upcoming dates.

Links to previous session recordings and resources can be found on the Past Connect+Learn Sessions page.

Do you have a topic you would like to Connect+Learn about with your colleagues? Please submit your idea using this form.


Upcoming Connect+Learn sessions

Click on the Join Teams Meeting link under each meeting description to join the online session via Microsoft Teams.

 

Thursday, April 15 at 12 p.m.

Introduction to JIRA

This session will discuss how software development teams can use JIRA to collaborate on and complete projects. Topics discussed will include:

  • How JIRA can be used to manage various project issues. Issues range from simple tasks and sub-tasks, to defects and new features. Issues are assigned to project members who then work to resolve and complete them.
  • How you can use workflows to transition issues through well-defined stages.
  • Tracking work progress via email notifications and project boards.
  • Using dashboards to report on the overall status of one or more projects and work assignments.
  • How JIRA can be used to support agile development techniques and plan sprints, track daily work and report on progress.

Join Teams Meeting

Call in (audio only): +1 647-794-1609
Phone Conference ID: 803 089 756#

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Tuesday, April 20 at 9:15 a.m.

Enroll in UTORMFA

U of T faculty, librarians and staff across the tri-campus community are all invited to self-enroll in UTORMFA, an important part of a holistic information security program that will help support the University’s mission to protect user accounts and data.

Join Connect+Learn and representatives from Information Security for a guide to self-enrolling in UTORMFA. Topics covered will include:

  • What is multi-factor authentication (MFA) and why is it important?
  • What is UTORMFA?
  • How do I self-enroll in UTORMFA?

Join Teams Meeting

Call in (audio only): +1 647-794-1609
Phone Conference ID: 575 788 946#

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Tuesday, April 20 at 12 p.m.

Maximizing Your Teams-Connected SharePoint Site

Are you a team owner? Did you know you automatically have a SharePoint site connected to your team? In this session we’ll explore the specific features of Teams-connected sites including:

  • Understanding the permissions model for Teams-connected sites
  • Inviting people to your site but not your team
  • The link between channels and the default document library
  • Adding SharePoint apps to Teams tabs
  • Private channel sprawl
  • And more…

Join Teams Meeting

Call in (audio only): +1 647-794-1609
Phone Conference ID: 931 532 891#

Online

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Note: Each session is limited to 300 attendees. Attendees will be admitted on a first come, first serve basis. If you are unable to attend a session because of an over capacity situation, please let us know by emailing kathleen.mcleod@utoronto.ca and we will assess the need for a follow up session.