About this session

The session will explore possibilities and use cases for Microsoft Teams and Ed Discussion Board in a higher education setting.


  • Ailsa Dickie, Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation
  • Helen Ratnykova, Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation

Who should attend

  • Course coordinators
  • Lecturers
  • Tutors
  • Learning designers
  • Teaching support staff.

Benefits of attending

This session will enable participants to:

  • build awareness about the main functionality features of both collaboration tools
  • understand the use cases of both Microsoft Teams and Ed Discussion Board and hear from course coordinators who have been using these tools in their teaching
  • understand the affordances, challenges and use cases of both tools
  • make an informed decision about which collaboration tool fits your teaching and learning purpose the best.

About Ready to Teach Week Sem 1 2023

Ready to Teach Week is a bi-annual event, consisting of online and in-person activities designed to help you prepare course materials for the upcoming semester.

For Ready to Teach Week Semester 1 2023:


Online (via Zoom)