Poll Results: What Messaging/Email system do you use for your Moodle?


Thanks to all 30 of the Moodlers who took the time to fill out our poll yesterday about Mail/Messaging systems used in their Moodles.  Here’s a quick synopsis of the data we collected:

Post Pages - Post Inline - WIRIS

Here’s what the distribution looked like:

A few comments worth sharing,

[standard messaging can] waste students’ time since they get into the Standard Message System and text junk messages to each other

Standard messaging system messages could not be read by teacher – students were using it to send nasty messages. Had to take it down.

we use more then one way
# Standard Message System
# Quickmail or Quickmail v2
# Internalmail
# Contact Form Block

In regards to the eMail block (http://moodle.org/mod/data/view.php?d=13&rid=701)

Probably it is not the best solution, but is helpful because its similarity to common online mail systems.

Check out our previous post today to learn more about all the messaging and mail options that you have with Moodle (these are the modules/plugins currently available at Moodle.org).