Chat and Whiteboard: *Student Overview
Chat and Whiteboard: Overview
The Chat tool allows you to communicate in real time with other users in the course. You can use Chat to engage in real-time conversations with all users or selected users. You can also use the Chat tool's Whiteboard to draw objects, enter text, and import images that can be viewed in real time by other users.
Your Instructor has the option to create Chat rooms, Whiteboard rooms, or combined Chat and Whiteboard rooms.
With the Chat tool, you can:
- Send messages to the whole class.
- Send private messages to select participants.
- Send URLs.
With the Whiteboard tool, you can:
- Upload files such as images.
- Enter text.
- Draw objects.
- Draw lines.
- Move items.
- Duplicate items.
- Erase items.
- Change item color.
- Use x and y coordinates.
- Undo your last operation.
- Printing Whiteboard content.
NOTE: The placement of this tool in the course depends on the Instructor, and may vary from course to course. The steps below use the left-hand Course Menu as the starting point.
Step 1: On the Course Menu, expand Course Tools.
Step 2: Select Chat or Whiteboard (if just a Whiteboard room).
Step 3: Select the chat or whiteboard room you were instructed to go to.
Step 4: Be patient as the Chat or Whiteboard room loads.
If you have any further questions, please contact us for support. Thank you.
- WebCampus Support