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  This page should explain what can be seen on the <u>moodlesite.com/course/mod.php</u> page
 
  This page should explain what can be seen on the <u>moodlesite.com/course/mod.php</u> page
 
  when adding a chat
 
  when adding a chat
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==Name of this chat room==
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A short name of the chat, which will be displayed on the course homepage.
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==Introduction text==
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Type the description of the chat here. Include precise instructions for students regarding the subject of the chat.
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==Next chat time==
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The day and hour of the next chat session.
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==Repeat sessions==
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You can choose any out of four options allowing to schedule the future chat sessions:
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# Don't publish any chat times
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# No repeats - publish the specified time only
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# At the same time every day
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# At the same time every week
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==Save past sessions==
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You can determine the number of days (or rather, choose out of several options
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==Everyone can view past sessions==
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You can decide here whether or not allow everyone to view past chat sessions.
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==Group mode==
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This sets the group mode of the choice activity to one of the following three:
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# No groups - there are no sub groups, everyone is part of one big community
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# Separate groups - each group can only see their own group, others are invisible
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# Visible groups - each group works in their own group, but can also see other groups
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The group mode can be defined at two levels:
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* Course level
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The group mode defined at the course level is the default mode for all activities defined within that course
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* Activity level
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Each activity that supports groups can also define its own grouping mode. If the course is set to "force group mode" then the setting for each activity is ignored.
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==Visible to students==
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You can hide the activity from students by selecting "Hide" here. It is useful if you wouldn't like to make the activity available immediately.

Revision as of 22:46, 17 August 2005

Note for Contributors
This page should explain what can be seen on the moodlesite.com/course/mod.php page
when adding a chat


Name of this chat room

A short name of the chat, which will be displayed on the course homepage.


Introduction text

Type the description of the chat here. Include precise instructions for students regarding the subject of the chat.


Next chat time

The day and hour of the next chat session.


Repeat sessions

You can choose any out of four options allowing to schedule the future chat sessions:

  1. Don't publish any chat times
  2. No repeats - publish the specified time only
  3. At the same time every day
  4. At the same time every week


Save past sessions

You can determine the number of days (or rather, choose out of several options


Everyone can view past sessions

You can decide here whether or not allow everyone to view past chat sessions.


Group mode

This sets the group mode of the choice activity to one of the following three:

  1. No groups - there are no sub groups, everyone is part of one big community
  2. Separate groups - each group can only see their own group, others are invisible
  3. Visible groups - each group works in their own group, but can also see other groups

The group mode can be defined at two levels:


  • Course level

The group mode defined at the course level is the default mode for all activities defined within that course


  • Activity level

Each activity that supports groups can also define its own grouping mode. If the course is set to "force group mode" then the setting for each activity is ignored.


Visible to students

You can hide the activity from students by selecting "Hide" here. It is useful if you wouldn't like to make the activity available immediately.