Course commenting is a great feature for online educators to use to easily interact with their students in a direct way within DigitalChalk.
Students can leave a comment on each element in the course simply by clicking on the comment icon to the right of every element in the course.
Instructors can leave a response to students comments by:
Yes, any time a student has made a comment on an element you will automatically receive an email to let you know.
You will want to set up a notification that will send an email to the student after an instructor has responded to the email associated with their account. Follow this step-by-step guide on how to create that notification.