Learn@Illinois Moodle - Chat Activity

Learn how to use the Chat Activity. This is a tool that allows for a simple online conversation. Chat sessions are saved and can be made available for everyone to view or restricted to users with the capability to view chat session logs.

For a permanent link to this information, please use: http://go.illinois.edu/MoodleChat


Examples of Using Chat Activity

  • Chat with students during your office hours 
  • Discussion area for group projects

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Will I be able to keep and view past sessions?
    Yes. Once you enter the Chat Activity, you will be able to click on "view past chat sessions" to see previous sessions.
  2. Can I import files?
    No. You will want to use Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.
  3. Is there a space where I can present/write on a whiteboard during the chat session?
    No. You will want to use Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.

Groups & Groupings

  • This tool can be set up to be used by groups. Each group will have their own chat window and chat history.
  • See our Groups and Groupings page for more information.

Related Topics

Keywordsoffice hour, office hours, virtual meeting, synchronous   Doc ID78101
OwnerATLAS-TLTGroupUniversity of Illinois LAS
Created2017-11-08 12:55:43Updated2021-08-13 09:50:56
SitesUniversity of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences
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