Moodle 2 Upgrade Documentation

Moodle Communication Methods Matrix

Consider which of these methods to use for communicating with students in your Moodle course:

  Attachments Internal /
Delivery Time Accessed From Search Capabilities Contact List? History / Sent messages cc: / bcc:
(Send email to students in a course.)
1 only, up to 5MB. Must first be uploaded to Moodle External Instant Quickmail Block No Yes, course-specific Yes No
(System-wide messaging between Moodle users.)
No Internal, with optional external notification Instant if logged in. Overnight if not User Profiles or Messages Block Only for users Yes, all of Moodle Yes No
(Student and Teacher threaded discussions in a course.)
Yes, 1 only, up to 5MB Internal, with option for external forwarding Overnight forwarding Forum links Yes No Yes No
Last Updated: December 04, 2013