Below you will findinformation, hints and manuals for communication in moodle.
These instructions are intended for users of the e-learning platform of the University of Jena according to their roles and rights.
Use the forum activity to exchange ideas with the participants in your course or to initiate exchanges with one another. A forum serves as:
Communication channel between students and between teachers and students
Organization tool e.g. for group or project work or to enable participants to upload material
Structuring tool, e.g. to support presentations, lectures, etc.
Flag unread forum posts
To activate forum tracking, you need to adjust the forum settings in your user profile. To do this, proceed as follows:
In the upper right corner of the window, click on your user account and select settings / set up forums.
Activate the option yes, mark new posts in color in the follow forum / forum tracking section.
From now on, new forum posts are highlighted and you can tell at first glance that there is something new.
Participants cannot post
My participants cannot post in the forum
Then it is very likely to be the forum announcements, which is automatically created in each course room. If you want to use a forum in which you can write, you have to add a standard forum to the course room.
If necessary, also check whether a group mode is activated and the participants are in the correct group in order to be able to write entries.