Past Connect+Learn Sessions

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U of T 30-day Microsoft Teams Chat Retention Information Session 01

June 12, 2024

This session covers information regarding the U of T 30-day Microsoft Teams Chat Retention Policy coming September 16:

  • overview of the 30-day Microsoft Teams Chat Retention policy  
  • discuss frequently asked questions   
  • take up questions from the attendees



Discover what’s new in Microsoft 365

March 13, 2024

Discover what’s new in Microsoft 365

    • New Teams
    • Microsoft Copilot
    • Stream updates
    • New Outlook
    • Planner redesign



Collaboration and Communication with Microsoft Teams

Join Connect+Learn for a session on tips and tricks for using Microsoft Teams effectively for virtual meetings, chats, files and communication.

  • When to use Group chat vs Teams in Teams.
  • Schedule meeting more effectively with scheduling assistant.
  • File Management in Teams.
  • How to use to Teams as a container by using other apps such as Whiteboard, OneNote, etc., inside Teams.
  • Tag specific people inside Teams using “Tags” feature (for Team owners but will be available for all Team members in U of T soon).


Best Practices for Hybrid Meetings – September 21

The modern workplace presents new opportunities for collaboration and innovation, and hybrid meeting skills can make all the difference. Join Connect+Learn for an overview of best practices for hybrid meetings. Topics discussed will include:

  • Organizing hybrid meetings for success
  • Facilitating engaging hybrid meetings
  • Hybrid meeting etiquette
  • Effective use of meeting technology
  • And more…


Additional Resources

Meeting Rooms for a Hybrid World – September 15

Have you been tasked with setting up a hybrid meeting room and aren’t sure where to start? Join Connect+Learn for an overview of setting up a hybrid meeting room from start to finish, featuring real-life examples from U of T. Topics discussed will include:

  • How do hybrid meeting rooms compare to traditional meeting rooms?
  • What features should a good hybrid meeting room have?
  • Bring your own device (BYOD) meeting rooms vs Teams Rooms
  • Technology and vendor recommendations
  • And more…