Using emoticons inside Virtual Classroom

Emoticons are more than just smiley faces, they're a whole language in themselves. Emoticons are used to convey a facial expression or emotion in chat conversations and whiteboards inside virtual classroom.

1) Emoticons in chat

Step 1 :

In a Chat Window , when you click on the smiley face , you will see loads of emoticons to make your chat more lively. To use an emoticon in a chat, click on the emoticon or simply type the name of the emoticon, sometimes known as the shortcut text. For example: :smile: or :laughing:.



Click on the "More..." link to load more emoticons to use.



2) Emoticons in whiteboard

To keep your students motivated especially while you teach them, you need to resort to several techniques. For example, make sure to praise your students using emoticons on the whiteboard every time they do something right to build their self-esteem and keep them interested.

Step 1:

Click on the right menu in the text tool to bring out the sub-menu and click on the smiley icon.



Step 2 :

Now, click anywhere on the whiteboard to open the emoticons list popup.



Step 3 :

To enlarge an emoticon without losing pixels, Use select text option.



Emoticons are helpful tools that can enrich all your professional conversations.
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