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This month's update focuses on a range of new and updated Microsoft Teams features and the Bookings with me scheduling tool.
If you’re a new student starting with us this year or even a returning student wanting to find out more […]
IT Service have launched the Microsoft Learning Pathways portal which gives all University staff and students access to official and up-to-date Microsoft 365 training content.
Microsoft Planner is a Microsoft 365 task management feature (similar to Slack or Trello) that integrates with Microsoft Teams. Planner allows members of a Microsoft Team to quickly create buckets and tasks to organise and assign work. The Planner tasks can be managed from within the Teams interface or by going to the Planner web app. Tasks can be assigned to one or more team members with progress status, due dates and checklists.
Planner can be added to a Microsoft Teams channel using the + button within a private Teams channel. For more information, please see the link below:
Use Planner in Microsoft Teams
Microsoft 365 provides best-in-class apps and powerful cloud services with accessibility built-in. Designed to meet the needs of people around the globe with different abilities, the features within the Microsoft 365 apps ensure everyone can create, communicate, and collaborate on any device.
Accessibility support for Microsoft Planner
Planner is designed to be used collaboratively within groups. When a plan is created and assigned to a group, all group members will be given access to the plan.
Microsoft Planner supports various screen reader solutions. Further information is available in the Microsoft Planner Accessibility Support pages.
The standalone Planner web app, and Planner within Teams both use the same underlining Planner service. However, there are a few minor feature differences. The following table lists the functionality differences between the two.
Microsoft Planner offers many different keyboard shortcuts. See the table below for details:
When you’re done with a plan, you have three options:
Visit our IT Training portal to discover the available Microsoft Planner training resources.
IT Training portal