Moodle 3: Activities & Resources: Chat Settings

For instructions on how to add a Chat activity to your course, view Moodle 3: Activities & Resources: Add a Chat.

The Chat activity in Moodle allows instructors to schedule synchronous chat sessions with students.


General Settings

In the General settings, the instructor can designate a title and provide a description of the chat.

General settings

Chat Sessions Settings

The Chat Session settings allow an instructor to set the date and frequency of the chats, choose to save past session, and allow studnets to view past sessions.

Chat session settings

Common Module Settings

These settings specify the visibility of the chat for students (Hide/Show), and the group mode and grouping can be designated.

Common Module settings

Restrict Access Settings

The chat activity can be restricted based upon a date, group, activity completion of another activity/resource in the course, etc.

NOTE: If more than one restriction is added, students must meet EACH of the requirements before the chat becomes available.

Restrict Access settings

Activity Completion Settings

By default, students can manually mark the assignment as complete, but an instructor can change this to be required. If required, the students can be marked complete by viewing the chat.

Activity Completion settings

Tags Settings

Tags are keywords that can be added to an activity or resource.

Tags settings

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