Students' gateway to Campus

Study support

Communicating online

Resources to assist you with tasks such as participating in discussions, viewing news, email using the pager tool and using eLive. (Please note: not all tools will be available in all units.)

CloudDeakin guides

Discussions: post and reply to messages on certain topics asynchronously.

Classlist: use the classlist ot email other students and teachers in your unit.

email: using your Deakin email from CloudDeakin

  • The perpetual email link in CloudDeakin is to your Deakin email inbox

Pager: use the pager tool to message other students

eLive guides

eLive icon eLive: talk synchronously over the Internet, chat online, share video and use whiteboards.

Using eLive as a participant

Using eLive as a moderator


The online environment is great for 'networking' and getting to know one another, and the rules of common courtesy or 'netiquette' apply here as they do in any classroom or public area. The netiquette section is essential reading for anyone communicating online.

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1st November 2012