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Microsoft Teams classes is an LTI app that helps educators and students easily navigate between their LMS and Teams. Users can access their class teams associated with their course directly from within their LMS. Follow these steps to enable Microsoft Teams in your Learning Management System.

  1. Select the Canvas course where you want to add Microsoft Teams.  

2.   Select Settings from the course navigation menu.

3.   Select the Integrations tab. 

Note: The Integrations tab appears after you select Settings

4.   Enable Microsoft Sync by turning the toggle on. 

Integration tab with feature to Microsoft Sync

5.   Select the Navigation tab. 

Canvas menu with course navigation

4. Drag and drop the Microsoft Teams item from the bottom to top section and select Save when done. 

Note: Microsoft Teams should appear in the course navigation at the selected spot.  

5.  Select Microsoft Teams to launch the app. 

6.  Select your class team tile to launch Microsoft Teams on the web, desktop, or mobile app.

Note: Before students can access the class team, you must activate the team.

Important: Before you get started, make sure you have already set up and configured your Moodle plugin, and registered your Microsoft Teams LTI for use in Moodle Classes

  1. Select the Moodle course where you want to add a class team.

  2. Select Turn editing on in the top right corner.Screenshot of Moodle, turning editing on in the top right corner

  3. Select Add an activity or resource > External tool.Screenshot of Moodle, adding an activity

    Screenshot of Moodle, selecting external tool

  4. Select the registered Microsoft Teams Classes external tool from the Preconfigured tool dropdown.Screenshot of Moodle, adding a preconfigured tool

  5. Enter the Activity name, like "Microsoft Teams", and select Save.

  6. Select Turn editing off.

  7. Select the class team activity that you just set up to launch the app on the web, desktop, or mobile.Screenshot of Moodle, selecting the Class Team
     

    Note: Before students can access the class team, you must activate the team.

Important: Before you get started, make sure you have already set up and configured your Moodle plugin for Open LMS, and registered your Microsoft Teams LTI for use in Open LMS

  1. Select the Open LMS course where you want to add a class team.

  2. Select Turn editing on in the top right corner.Screenshot of Moodle, turning editing on in the top right corner

  3. Select Add an activity or resource > External tool.Screenshot of Moodle, adding an activity

    Screenshot of Moodle, selecting external tool

  4. Select the registered Microsoft Teams Classes external tool from the Preconfigured tool dropdown.Screenshot of Moodle, adding a preconfigured tool

  5. Enter the Activity name, like "Microsoft Teams", and select Save.

  6. Select Turn editing off.

  7. Select the class team activity that you just set up to launch the app on the web, desktop, or mobile.Screenshot of Moodle, selecting the Class Team
     

    Note: Before students can access the class team, you must activate the team.

  1. Select the Blackboard Learn Ultra course where you want to add a class team.

  2. On the left navigation, select Enable Microsoft Teams

    Enable Teams button

  3. Select Sync with Microsoft Teams.

    Notes: 

    • This sync can take up to 15 minutes.

    • This is a one-time setup. You will only need to sync once while setting up the class team.

    Screenshot of Black Board Learn LTI highlighting the Sync Teams button.

  4. After the sync is complete, on the left navigation select Open Microsoft Teams. 

    Note: You may need to refresh the page to access Open Microsoft Teams.

    open Microsoft Teams

  5. Select your class team tile to open the class in Blackboard Learn Ultra. From here, you can view notifications, create a post, or launch Microsoft Teams on the web, desktop, or mobile app.

    Note: Before students can access the class team, you must activate the class team.

Important: Before you get started, make sure your admin has completed the registration between D2L Brightspace and Microsoft Teams Classes

  1. Open the course. Select Content Add Existing on the top navigation.Screenshot of the LMS D2L Brightspace highlighting the "Select Content" button on a class.

  2. Select External Tool ActivityScreenshot of the D2L Brightspace LMS highlighting the "Existing Activities" dropdown in a course.

  3. Select External Learning Tools.

  4. Select Microsoft Classes.Screenshot of a D2L Brightspace course highlighting the button to add Microsoft Classes in the Existing Activities, External Learning Tools section.

  5. You can now launch Teams Classes right from your D2L Brightspace course.Screenshot of a D2L Brightspace course highlighting the Microsoft Classes feature.

Note: Before students can access the class team, you must activate the team.

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