The Chat tool is a real-time, text-based collaboration tool. Faculties can use the Chat tool to collaborate with students from brainstorming ideas, conduct a question and answer period, hold a discussion, and to organize a study group.
There ate two types of chats in D2L.
These are are private chats and visible only to users who have added to the chat’s participants list. You can add a group/section of students as the partcipants.
General chats are public chats visible to everyone enrolled in the course. Instructors can create general chat rooms to incorporate chat discussions into the teaching of a course since they are automatically open to all users enrolled in the course.
To create a chat, follow the instruction as given below.