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Microsoft Teams enables you to record a meeting that you can use as a screencast. With this method you can record your screen (including any slides you are showing), your voice and/or a webcam.

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You will need: 

To start creating your screencast:

  1. Go to Teams and click on 'Calendar' (menu on the left).

  2. Select 'Meet now' (top right)

Meet now button in Microsoft Teams

3. A dropdown will appear asking for a 'Meeting name.' Give your meeting a name and select 'Start Meeting'

Giving the meeting a name in Microsoft Teams

4. Make sure your webcam and microphone are correctly set up and click on ‘Join now’ to start the meeting – make sure the microphone is on (the use of the webcam is optional):

Adjusting settings before joining Teams Meeting

5. Once you have started the meeting, you will see the menu in the top right. To start the recording, click on the 'Three dots' icon and select ‘Start recording’

Start recording option in Microsoft Teams

6. Choose to 'Share' your desktop from the toolbar (see above)

NOTE: Be careful what you have open when sharing your screen as it will share this in the recording. You might choose just to share one window rather than the whole desktop.

Share options in a Microsoft Teams meeting

7. When finished, select 'Stop recording' from the 'Three dots' menu and end the meeting.

Stop recording option in Teams Meeting

8. Following the meeting, find the meeting you just had in the 'Chat' section of Teams. It may automatically open this for you when you finish your meeting.

The Meeting Chat with recording

9. To open your recording, click on the 'Three dots' and select ‘Open in Microsoft Stream’.

Open recording in Microsoft Stream

10.  In Microsoft Stream, click on the 'Three dots' and select 'Download video' to download your recording and upload via Moodle.

Downloading recording from Microsoft Stream


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