My DioErie: Computer Training Materials
Computer Orientation materialsCommon ports:
Common laptop ports: This walk-through explains various ports available on laptops for use with external devices like monitors, projectors and USB drives or a keyboard or mouse.
Common desktop computer ports: This walk-through explains various ports available on desktop computer for use with external devices like monitors, projectors and USB drives or a keyboard or mouse.
How to properly wrap your computer's power cord. This video will ask you to log in to Microsoft Stream. Use your eriercd.org email/password.
Laptop Care and Cleaning - this document details the proper care of your laptop including instructions for cleaning and santitizing the equipment. Watch this video for a demonstration of how to cleand or sanitize your laptop. This video will ask you to log in to Microsoft Stream. Use your eriercd.org email/password.
Using multiple monitors: A dual monitor configuration facilitates multitasking by letting you use two programs at once without having to switch between them.
- Lesson 1 - Basic Chat Using Chat: Handout Microsoft Training
- Lesson 2 - Managing Notifications: Handout Supporting video
- Lesson 3 - Formatting Chats: Handout
- Lesson 4 - Changing your "Available Status"
- Lesson 5 - Video Meeting
- Lesson 6 - Preparing to move your files to the cloud (contact Kathy regarding this lesson.)
- Lesson 7 - Looking your best on a video meeting
- Lesson 8 - Managing chats
- Lesson 9 - Group chat
- Lesson 10 - Joining a meeting
- Lesson 11 - Posts
- Unhide the Teams taskbar icon and retire Skype for Business
- Guests - Helping guests/external users create Microsoft accounts so they can join your Team.
- Schedule a meeting: 5 minute video on scheduling a meeting in Outlook or the Teams interface
- Manage meetings - watch several short videos produced by Microsoft to introduce you to managing Teams meetings.
- Meeting backgrounds: Changing your background and using Powerpoint to create a custom background. Note: Backgrounds aren't available to people using the web version of Teams. You must download and install the full app for your device.
- Using the lobby: You can manage when attendees are permitted into your teams meeting. This is especially handy for teachers or when external guests attend.
- Gallery view: You can view 49 participants using the "Large Gallery View." Microsoft has plans to expand the gallery view to encompass hundreds of thumbnails. Or, you may find "Together Mode" more engaging since it drops out everyone's backgrounds.
- Manaaging Notifications: Microsoft Teams offers different ways to access, receive, and manage notifications. These settings include how, when, and where your notifications appear, custom settings for channels and chat, appearance and sounds, turning off specific messages, and so on.
- Breakout rooms: Learn how to break your Teams meeting into smaller discussion or breakout rooms.
- Take a tour of Microsoft Whiteboard
- Meeting planning: Adding a simple poll to an email to guage meeting availability.