Scenario:


You wish to set up some drop in chat sessions for students to ask questions in real time for your module. 

You are running an end of year assessment and want to be available to students should they have any immediate questions.


Solution:


Enable the chat functionality in your Canvas module


1. In your canvas module, click Settings

2. Click Navigation

3. Enable the Chat option in 1 of 2 ways:

  • Click   to the right of Chat, select Enable
  • Click Chat, holding the click, drag it to the active menu list at the top

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The chat functionality is now enabled for you. To adjust the order it appears you can drag it into the correct location or click and select Move.