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Chat Tool Interface

As a moderator you will be able to create Breakout Rooms, Pause, (Manually) Archive and close the Chatroom.

Moderator Tools

Private messages can be sent to any person on the participant list by using the Send to: box in the bottom-right corner of the chat window.  

Send To

Private Messages

You can also filter the conversation by time with the Show box in the upper right-hand corner. 

Filter Messages

You can create your own conversation by turning on the Chat Tool in Your portfolio. Click the manage page button in the upper right-hand corner of your portfolio page.

Manage Page

Scroll down to the Chat box to turn it on and choose how it will be displayed. 

Turn on Chat 

1. Click this box to turn it on. 

2. Choose whether the Chat will be displayed as a link or window. 

A link will look like this:

Chat Link

A window will look like this: 

Chat Window

3. Be aware that the security settings for your page will control who has access to the Chat. 

Chat Security

That Chat Tool can be found in your Instructor Tools under Comm Tools.

Chat Instructor Tools

Look in Synchronous Communication



When the feature is enabled it will appear on your course homesite under Communication Tools. Access the chatroom by clicking on the link. 

Chat Room Link


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