Communication and collaboration
A guide to all the communication and collaboration options available to you in the LMS.
The LMS offers a number of features to support communication and collaboration within subjects and communities. The various communication tools can help manage the sharing of information and promote interactions between members.
Each subject or community site has an Announcements page, which teaching staff can use to post information about subject activity.
Journals, blogs and wikis
Blogs, journals and wikis are tools for reflective writing, audio recordings, and collaborative workspaces that may be added to a subject or community.
The Discussion Board is an asynchronous communication tool, allowing messages to be posted and read at any time.
Email can be sent to members of a subject or community via the Email tool.
Providing individual files to students
Use a single folder in the Content Collection to provide individual files to your students with this process.
Groups may be created within an LMS subject or community for the purposes of communication, collaborative work, or administration.
Allow individual users to build a collection of items that demonstrate achievements and capabilities.
Real-time polling with Poll Everywhere
The University of Melbourne provides staff premium access to Poll Everywhere services.