We recently posted a sample rubric that gave ideas on how you could grade student participation in an online discussion. A number of these elements focused on the student participating. We realised that it was hard for teachers to keep track of how often their students are posting so we added a new feature that will help you keep track of how students participate in the discussion.
Look for the chat stats menu option under settings:
As always, let us know what you think. Start a free chat room now and try our user total feature.