Creating a live chat room


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Creating a live chat room

Moodle has a built-in activity called Chat and I like to use the Chat activity to hold virtual office hours with my students. That way anytime my students need to get a hold of me during specified times that I'm normally would be in my office and holding office hours, they can also log into the Moodle course and contact me directly through there and have a live chat. This has been a useful tool for being able to get students to approach me initially online and then come into the office and meet with me in person. So to creative an activity, make sure you have Editing turned on and then in the Header block we will go ahead and click the dropdown menu for Add an activity and select Chat.

For the Name of this chat room, I simply call my chat room Virtual Office Hours. For the Introductory text, I let the students know when my virtual office hours are going to be, This live chat will be available to students everyday from 11:30 AM until 1:30 PM. Go ahead and scroll down a little bit and ...

Creating a live chat room
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Creating a live chat room provides you with in-depth training on Education + Elearning. Taught by Chris Mattia as part of the Moodle 2.1 Essential Training for Teachers

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Education + Elearning
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