Individual chat rooms can be added to the Home page, Folders, and Learning Modules. In this way, you can direct students to a specific room. When going through the Chat tool, all available rooms are listed.
Role(s) Needed: These instructions apply to Course- and Section-level Designers.
Note: Make sure the Chat tool is added to your course. To add tools, from the Build or Teach tab, click Manage Course on the Designer Tools (Build) or Instructor Tools (Teach) menu. Then, select Tools.
Step 1: From the Build tab, go to the Folder or Learning Module where you want to add a link to the chat room.
Step 2: Click the Add Content Link button.
Step 3: Select Chat.
Step 4: If the item already exists, click on it in Select from inventory, then click Add Selected.
TIP: You can also select multiple items to link to at once; hold down the Ctrl key as you click on the items in the inventory box. box.
If the item does not yet exist, click the Create Chat Whiteboard Room button. The process for creating a room is described in the Chat/Whiteboard folder in this knowledge base.
A link to the item is placed on the Home page, Folder, or Learning Module. A content item can be linked from multiple places in the same course via the Add Content Link option.
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