On the question re Templates in Planner, this has come up in two Office 365 courses recently. And judging by the traffic at UserVoice, it is a popular request. I added a vote!
Second screen capture shows templates topic in the In Development section of the Office 365 Roadmap – along with assigning task to multiple users and external guest access to Planner, both of which I have been asked about elsewhere
So this isn’t an answer so much as a “stay tuned for further developments”.
Due to Microsoft discontinuing the Public Site feature of Office 365, I will be using a different Office 365 tool for sharing my availability information with training providers and others. If you are a user of my schedule, please email me for the current link! Or check my email signature in a recent email. I have added the availability link to my signature block.
If you have OneDrive for Business at your school you can easily share your OneNote note book with other Teachers, and Students. If your school has OneDrive for Business, you will see it as an option when opening or creating a Notebook as “OneDrive – My School Name”
Some schools don’t have OneDrive for Business available. So, let’s explore some typical scenarios where you want to share your notebook but you don’t have OneDrive.
How to create my OneNote Notebook so other teachers or staff can collaborate
You’ll need a shared drive that the colleagues who need to collaborate all have access to.
If you need to finely control the access to this content – e.g. some people can read, some can edit, then you’ll need to approach your IT security people with pizza and caffeinated beverages. If you can give them a list of who needs which level of access they can help you with that. (When you get OneDrive for Business you can specify who gets edit or read yourself) Continue reading “For Schools: Using OneNote without OneDrive”
While training in Office 365, Groups and Planner I have been encountering people new to OneNote. So here are a few resources to start you off, If you are new to OneNote!
Don’t forget you can OneNote for any platform, and there are handy apps (for example explore Office Lens – use it on your smartphone to take photos of receipts or business cards and send them back to OneNote)
These are sample OneNote Notebooks, they can be read online or downloaded.
The online bookings feature is currently rolling out for Office 365. I am very interested in this as I have to move my online schedule (a calendar) before the old Office 365 public site feature goes away. I will do a review when I have the feature live, especially regarding security and end user access.