Campus Technology recommends administrative staff use Microsoft Teams for meetings and collaborating online. See its working remotely webpage to get started with Microsoft Teams.
UWM’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) recommends Blackboard Collaborate Ultra for synchronous classes.
Headset distribution has concluded until further notice due to social distancing requirements. In lieu of campus-provided headsets, people can participate in Teams meetings by: using a personally owned headset or smartphone-capable earbud/microphone set. For example, the EarPods included with iPhones… Read More
The deadline for UWM employees to complete the UW System-mandated training, “Checkpoint: Data Security & Privacy,” has been extended by one month to April 30, 2020.
UWM’s information security policies apply to both on and off-campus work. Here are a few tips for staying secure when working remotely: Do not store any UWM files on personal devices, including personal computers. Ensure your computer’s operating system, software… Read More
At this time, employees are being encouraged to use their iOS or Android device to facilitate multifactor authentication. To do so, they need to follow they steps for enrolling their device in the multi-factor authentication program, and details about enrollment… Read More
UWM’s Help Desk will be using a new Microsoft Teams phone system to answer incoming calls from the campus community. Callers will hear an introductory message and then choose an option to route their call to the Help Desk or… Read More
Because of coronavirus-related campus technology needs and AT&T-associated delays, the timeline for proceeding with the Teams Calling Project has been delayed. Earlier this year, UWM faculty and staff received updates regarding the Teams Calling Project and transferring UWM telephone service… Read More
Yes. UITS has been offering regular online training sessions on Microsoft Teams. For upcoming dates, visit this Office 365 @ UWM website. A recording of the March 27 session also is posted on that web page so that you can watch on… Read More
Many resources are available to help faculty and staff with the transition to teaching online or through alternate means of instruction. Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Sign up here for workshops offered daily through Sunday, March 29. Daily… Read More