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What is it?

The Online The Online users   block block lets you and your students see who else is online.   Clicking a user name username takes you to their profile, where you can send a Moodle message and view further information about that user.

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Why use it?

This block can help students and staff see who is currently logged in to Moodle, so they can have a real-time chat with them using the Moodle chat, an external tool, or send them a Moodle message.


Students can use the block to see who is online and click their name to see their profile.

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Meeting the Baseline

The UCL E-Learning Baseline suggests the following for Communication:


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Further guidance on Online users block is available from moodledocs.

If you find any inaccurate or missing information you can even update this yourself (it's a communal wiki).

If you have a specific question about the tool please contact the Digital Education team.


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Examples and case studies

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Questions & Answers

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Further information

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