Posts Tagged ‘chatroom’

On-line Support in Action

Friday, November 25th, 2011

Stu has done some excellent work in setting up chat rooms on the Digital Academy Forums, replacing using a lab to help with questions on design documentation. We tried to use Sococo for this last year but while it works great for so many things, and we are working on some more uni type stuff with them, this appears to be working rather well . As I type this there’s 2 tutors and 9 students (admittedly the class has 140+ registered – I’m not sure it would work if they ALL turned up) – but we’re starting to sort out conventions, and the tricks of the chatroom.

A Screenshot of the On-line Support in action

It does rather remind me of my misspent youth spent in Compuserve and AOL chatooms, but I’m sure it will pass – but until it does, I’ve built a collaborative Spotify playlist to transport me back to the times of 56.6 K modems…