6. Method 1: Create Class Team, Invite Students and Schedule Online Class in MS Teams
7. Method 2: Create Class Team, Invite Students and Schedule Online Class in Moodle
- Using Breakout Room Link(Date: 11 Jan 2022)
- Invite external guest to join Teams meeting Link(Date: 6 July 2022)
Other Relevant Materials
1. Handling Attendance Records of Online Teaching via Microsoft Teams
1.2 Operation Guide (6 Jun 2022) PDF
- Advanced setting on meeting options on MS Teams
It is recommended by Microsoft and common practice of most of the higher education institutes. Additional teacher account (t-<CNA>@stu.vtc.edu.hk) is provided for each teacher aimed at facilitating them to conduct online classes with students only.
No, your MS Teams teaching account will be ready to use approximately 30 minutes after activation.
No, students should login MS Teams with their CNAs for the class.
The “Guest” function is terminated. Students can only access with their student CNAs.
No, the “Guest” function is terminated. This platform is created specifically for teachers to communicate/interact with students with CNAs.
You are strongly recommended to use "t-" teaching account for Teaching and Learning purpose. If you use your normal staff account (@vtc.edu.hk) for MS Teams meeting, students can only act as Guests. They are unable to access to many useful functions of MS Teams. At the same time, you are unable to download attendance lists with a proper indication of students. Anonymous person may access to your class if he/she obtains the meeting link as well.
The ‘t-” teaching account is mainly used for online classes on MS Teams platform. You should use your normal staff CNA (@vtc.edu.hk) to login Moodle and create courses.
The ‘Raise your hand’ function is available for MS Teams App on Android and iOS as well as on the desktop clients of MS Teams on Windows or macOS. If students could not see the ‘Raise your hand’ feature, it’s most likely that they used the web version of MS Teams or an outdated MS Teams App.
Students can download the latest version of MS Teams on their PCs by clicking their profile pictures at the top of the app and then selecting ‘Check for updates’.
To facilitate attendance taking, students’ display names are patched in special format [Student Full Name (Student Number)]. Whenever students join the Teams Class with their student CNAs, display names will be shown correctly. They cannot change their display names in CNAPortal anymore.
You may refer the following table for details:
|MS Teams App||T-account||It enables two-way communication/interaction between teacher and students, with a maximum of 250 people at the same time.|
|MS Teams Web||Staff Account||It allows collaborations and interactions between staffs.|
|Panopto||Staff Account||It supports live-broadcasting up to 1,000 audience (one-way communication).|
|Moodle||Staff Account||It facilitates the provision of learning materials, quizzes and assignments, as well as the collection of homework.|