The Chat activity module allows participants to have a real-time synchronous discussion via the web. This is a useful way to get a different understanding of each other and the topic being discussed – the mode of using a chat room is quite different from the asynchronous forums. The Chat module contains a number of features for managing and reviewing chat discussions.
- Using Moodle book Chapter 5: Forums, Chats, and Messaging
- Moodle.org forum for the Chat Module
- Using Moodle Positive use of Chat forum discussion