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Access forums from your course There are many ways you can access forums, discussions, and posts. Go to your course and find the Forum activity. How it looks in Snap How it looks in another theme More on using forums on the Moodle website (may be available in English only) Add discussion topics Steps: Forum […]

Open Forums

Using Forums There are many ways you can access forums. Go to your course and find the Open forum activity. Add discussion topics Steps: Open forum > Add a new discussion From the Open forum, select Add a new discussion. Type a meaningful Subject and Message. Select Use advanced editor if you want to format […]

Blackboard Collaborate

What is Blackboard Collaborate? Blackboard Collaborate is a fully interactive web conferencing environment that enables you to meet and connect with your instructor or entire class. With Blackboard Collaborate you can use audio, video, and recording capabilities to stay connected. Blackboard Collaborate help for participants More on joining a session from your Open LMS […]

Participate in a Poll, Survey, or Questionnaire

Your instructors may create different polls, surveys, or questionnaires to gather knowledge for course improvement or for general discussion. These questions are available through your course. Answer a poll Polls are also referred to as choices in Open LMS. From your course, select the Choice activity to answer the poll. Make your choice and […]


The chat activity allows you to send instant messages to your teacher or fellow students when they are logged-in to the site. You can save and archive your Chat transcripts, and your teacher may also decide to grade a Chat. Use chat From your course open the Chat activity. Select Click here to enter the […]

Send Messages

From the Participants page Go to the course Participants page. View the profile of the user you want to contact. Select Message, compose your message, and select Send message. More on the the Participants page Use QuickMail If you do not see the Quickmail block, a site Administrator or Teacher with editing permissions needs to […]

Configure Notification Options

Notifications allow you to stay up-to-date on everything important happening inside of your courses. Settings can be configured so that you receive different types of notifications when something important happens. Activity stream, Popup notification, Email and Alert badge notification are the four main types of notifications that are available. Note that your site administrator may […]


Configure Notification Options Send Messages Participate in Discussions Chat Participate in a Poll, Survey, or Questionnaire Blackboard Collaborate