The chat feature allows students the ability to communicate and collaborate on the Moodle platform, even when they are not meeting face-to-face. Chats can be added to different sections of your course. In this video, learn how to send and receive chat messages.
- [Instructor] In this video, … we'll take a look at the chat activity … and how it can extend the conversations … beyond the walls of the classroom. … I like Moodle's description of the chat feature. … Chats enable participants … to have text-based real-time synchronous discussions. … Chats can be a very useful activity … to add to your course … if students will need to work on something … when they're not meeting face to face. … This is a safe way to have learners communicate … because the discussions can be monitored … and all chats can be saved and made available … for others in the class to see. … Let's take a look at how to add a chat. … First I'm going to scroll down to one of my sections. … I'll go to the Structure and Function section … and then I'll click on Add an activity or resource. … From here I'll select Chat, … and then at the bottom I'll click on Add. … This will bring us to the page … where we can begin creating this chat. … Now I'm going to go in here … and type in project discussions. …
- Setting up an instructor profile
- Creating a course
- Adjusting course settings
- Posting announcements
- Adding resources and activities
- Managing files and URLs
- Adding assignments
- Creating a quiz
- Enrolling students in a course
- Chatting and sending messages
- Setting up a gradebook
- Viewing gradebook reports
Skill Level Beginner
1. Learning Management Systems (LMS)
2. Get Started with Moodle 3.7
3. Create a Course in Moodle 3.7
4. Course Resources
5. Course Activities
6. Manage Course Participants
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