Canvas How-To: Chat

Creating a Chat Session

Enable Chat tool through the Settings Navigation tab before you can use it in the course.  Class members can communicate online in real-time via short text messages that reside entirely in Canvas. Consider using Chat during class sessions to collect questions from students or solicit responses from shy students. Students can use for live text discussions regarding course content, assignments, and projects.

chat in Canvas

How do I use Chat as an Instructor?