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Moodle for Mobile Learning by Mark Aberdour

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Using Moodle messaging

Moodle has a built-in messaging system that allows conversations between users and notifications about system events, such as new forum posts or assignment submissions. This is useful for mobile learning because the user has a high level of control over their personal messaging settings and can configure notifications about all sorts of system events to be sent to their personal e-mail accounts when they are on the move.

Messages can be accessed from several places:

  • Directly from the Messages block, if it is enabled. This block will also show whether you have new messages
  • From the People block, by clicking on Participants, then selecting one or more users, and clicking on Send a message
  • Through the Navigation block, by clicking ...

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