Moodle- Creating a Live Chat Room


UW-Madison is adopting Canvas as the single, centrally supported learning management system, and discontinuing support for Desire2Learn (D2L) and Moodle. Access to D2L and Moodle will permanently end June 1, 2018. For information about retaining materials from D2L or Moodle, please refer to this document.


1. First, turn editing on by clicking the Turn editing on button at the top right corner of your course homepage.

2. In the desired week/topic, click the Add an activity or resource link and select Chat.

Activity/Resource Links

3. Give the chat room a name and description. Both are required fields.

4. Set the “Next chat time” and modify the remaining settings as desired.

5. Once finished, click the Save and return to course button at the bottom of the page. To preview, click Save and display instead.

Interface of a new Chat Activity

Keywords:chat room 2.9   Doc ID:20990
Owner:Elizabeth H.Group:Moodle
Created:2011-10-26 16:13 CDTUpdated:2018-02-16 11:09 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, Moodle
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