The messaging tool Slack is a really useful software used in many fields, and did you know there is a way to manage your Slack communications in Moodle? With Slack-Moodle integration you will be able to go back and forth between platforms and colleagues effortlessly. Upload files, update content; filter and organize discussions thematically, find people and more.
Another great set of features becomes available when the course has a Slack channel for student-to-teacher communication. Slack can be surprisingly useful for real-time support from the instructor’s side. It works as an alert system for teachers and students. Users can easily address the information and manage notifications with high granularity. Notify about new Moodle content in Slack courses, announcements, feedback or just about any kind of information, Deliver messages to groups of people on individual Slack channels.
The Moodle-Slack integration also allows to automate notifications from events in the platform. Notifications can come from activities such as:
- System notifications
- Learning Plans
- Manual enrolments or self-enrolment
- Inbound message configurations
How to set up Moodle-Slack integration
- Log in to your Moodle
- Go to Preferences in Moodle user menu
- Click on Notification Preferences
- Click Enable Slack notifications
- Sign into your Slack account
- Turn on the activities that you want to get notified by Slack. For example, if you turn on the assignments category, every time a new assignment is added, users will get a notification both on Moodle and Slack.
Then you’ll be able to get notified about a new assignment.
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If you’re planning to integrate your Moodle instance to a Slack account you can get the guidance from a team of experts, such as Paradiso, that will help you set this or any of the more than 100 Moodle integrations they offer.