In your Wattle course, proceed to the Navigation Tab which is located in the Top Left corner of the screen.
In the Navigation block: Wattle> My Courses > [your course name].
The course menu should be expanded, listing Participants, Reports, General, Topic 1, etc.
Click on Participants. You'll see a list of participants, such as lecturers, tutors and students
Optional: Filter the list by clicking the Current role dropdown menu and select the role you want, for example Student.
For a big class, click the Show all link on the bottom left of the Wattle page to display the complete list of participants.
Note: If there are multiple pages of the participants, click Select all will only include the participants on the single page you have loaded.
Either: Click the Select all button, if you wish the message to be sent to all participants in your course.
Click the individual Select checkboxes to the left side of the Students namesthat you wish to send this message to.
In the selected users dropdown menu, choose Send message.
The message editing screen will then appear.
Compose the message in the Message Body area, using the text editor to format it.
If the message looks correct, click Send message.
If you want to integrate the message to the course site, post the same message into the News Forum.