How Do I Get Started?

By David - Jan 2013

BackChannel Chat is a chat / discussion tool that is designed for two participant types:

Teachers / Moderators / Facilitators

These are the people that control the moderation capabilities of the tool. These people can invite other teachers / moderations into the discussion.

Students / Participants

This is everyone else. They can participate in the discussion / chat at the discretion of the moderators.

Creating a Free Room:

Creating a room is easy, do it right now. We ask for your email address so that we can send you the details of your room, two things are important here:

1. The actual room URL - this is what you can sent to invite participants.
2. The 'Teacher Code' - This is the code that a teacher / moderator needs to join the discussion as a teacher / moderator.

Creating a Paid Room:

1. As a paid user you can login to BackChannel Chat, then you can click on 'My BackChannels', this will then show a list of all your previous BackChannel discussions. Clicking on the link will then open the chat / discussion with you as the teacher / moderator. As you create new rooms as a paid user, we don't send you an email each time as they will be listed in your 'My BackChannels'.

2. If your looking for a teacher code for one of your rooms, you just need to click on the settings -> invite menu option.

As always, let us know what you think. Start a free chat room now.

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