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Backchannel discussions in your classroomWhat is a BackChannel?
All actions appear instantly, users can see when people are typing, they can vote on messages in real time.
Let students pick avatar pictures. No student information is stored, students can choose names as dictated by the teacher.
Backchannel Chat provides a profanity filter to remove the really nasty words and multiple transcript versions which include the unfiltered content.
Providing a backchannel chat room in your classroom has shown promising results in increasing student engagement.
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Our moderation tools enable the facilitator to take complete control of student's chat behaviour.
Connect your Class
Easily bring your class into the discussion, no fuss, just write the chat room code on the board or project it on the wall.
All chat rooms have search and archiving capabilities, students can easily find relevant parts of the discussion.
Embed youtube videos, Flickr picture and other web 2.0 items directly into the coversation. Our chat provides a modern contempory chat environment for your students.
Shy and quiet students can ask questions and get involved in disussions in a way they wouldn't normally in class.
Teachers have full control you can lock the room to help control the pace of the discussion and remove any unwanted comments.
Students can mark messages that have the most meaning, teachers can use this input to focus the discussion on what really matters
Teachers can add files to the discussion and share them with the class when the right moment in the chat appears.