Learn@UW - Chat Tool

This document addresses the functionality of the chat tool in Learn@UW.

Creating a chat room

  1. After adding the chat tool to your navigation bar (see Learn@UW - Adding Tools to Course Navigation Bar), click on the Chat tool.
  2. Click the New Chat button.
  3. Enter a Title for the chat.
  4. Click the General Chat radio button.
  5. Enter a Description of the chat. (Tip It is a good idea to enter a description to help other users identify the chat, since they might have access to other chats with similar names.)
  6. Click Create.


Participating in a chat room

  • To enter a chat, click its name on the Chat List page.
  • To enter a message, type in the text entry field at the bottom and press the Enter key, or click the Send button.
  • To change the display of your name, or to enable sound, use the settings.jpg Settings button in the upper right corner.

Keywords:learn@uw learnuw d2l desire2learn chat   Doc ID:2614
Owner:Margene A.Group:Learn@UW Madison
Created:2004-03-24 19:00 CDTUpdated:2015-09-01 13:18 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, Learn@UW Madison
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