Moodle Chat

How to Enter Chat

  1. Click the Chat activity.
  2. Click Click here to enter the chat now.Temporary image
    • If you use accessibility software click Use more accessible interface instead.

Using the Chat Module

  1. Enter the Chat activity.
  2. Enter a message text into the text box.
  3. Click either Send or Submit (depending on which chat format that is currently in use). Alternately, push the Enter/Return key on the keyboard.

Customizing the Chat Window

  1. Enter the Chat activity.
  2. Click the Themes button.
  3. You can choose between:
    • Bubble: This option makes the text appear on the screen within speech bubbles. It also centers the text input box and gives it rounded edges.
    • Compact: This option makes the text appear on the screen within blocks. It also offsets the text input box to the left of the screen and gives it square edges.
  4. Another option for customization is the size of the users panel. The users panel can be expanded or retracted by clicking the divider between the message frame and the users frame.

Viewing Past Sessions

  1. Enter the Chat activity.
  2. Click View past chat sessions.
    • Note: The option appears in the center of the screen, as well as in the Administration block.
  3. Find the desired Chat session and click See this session.
    Note: If there has not been a chat session that contained at least two people then a message will appear stating there are no complete sessions. Click List all sessions and choose the session to be displayed by clicking See this session.