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Instructional Technology

Articles about the systems we support that expand learning inside and outside the classroom.


  • Teams for Courses | Articles related directly to using Teams as a Learning Management System for courses or class-type Teams for internships, advising, majors and other guided learning groups.
  • Teams General Use | Articles related to the general use of Teams for meetings, department file sharing and collaboration, communicating with groups as well as managing access and developing a Team site.


  • Adding a Guest to a Meeting or to a Team
    It is easiest to host meetings with other Hendrix users, or other folks with Office 365 accounts, but you can invite anyone to a Teams meeting as long as they have an email account and a web browser.
    Last Modified: 5/15/2023
  • Tips for capturing a hand drawn image

    Draw using thick, dark lines Drawing using a marker with thick lines will make your image easier to see than using a pen or pencil would. Using dark colors on white paper will also help with th...

    Last Modified: 5/12/2023
  • Starting a Chat
    To start a chat with someone   Click Chat on the App list on the Dashboard.  Click the New Chat icon   Enter a name in the To  box
    Last Modified: 5/12/2023
  • Start your course Team from suggested classes
    Select Teams from the app bar. Select Suggested classes If you're using grid view, Suggested classes will be next to the Join or create team button at the top right of Teams. If you're using li...
    Last Modified: 5/12/2023
  • Make Additio Grade Columns Visible to Students
    Grades are not visible to students automatically, when you are ready for students to view them follow the steps below.  1. Click on the column you wish to make viewable. Scroll down to Visibility, it...
    Last Modified: 5/11/2023
  • Downloading and Installing Microsoft Office
    To download your free license 1.       Log into your WebMail account (http 2.       Click on the Office 365 logo (upper left of screen) 3.       Click on the Install now but...
    Last Modified: 5/11/2023
  • Determine Your Operating System
    How To Determine Your Operating SystemFor Windows 8 Open Control PanelClick on System and SecurityYour version of Windows and Service Pack should be listed in the pop up windowFor Windows 7, Vista, an...
    Last Modified: 5/11/2023
  • Access Teams on the Web
    Go to https in your web browser of choice  Once you navigate to the page you will be prompted to log in to your Hendrix account. This is the same information you
    Last Modified: 5/9/2023
  • Access Teams on iOS
    You can access Teams on smart phones and tablet devices running the two latest versions of the iOS operating system.   How to get Teams for mobile    Go to https downloads  Cl...
    Last Modified: 5/9/2023
  • Access Teams on Windows or MacOS
    You can install the Teams Desktop client on Windows and MacOS computers.  How to get Teams for desktop    Go to https downloads  Click the Download Teams button to download th...
    Last Modified: 5/9/2023