The Conversations Inbox is split into two windows and displays messages chronologically.
View Conversations Inbox
All sent and received conversations are listed on the left side . The Conversations preview window on the right side  previews the selected Conversation. You can create and send a new message or view a selected conversation.
Create a new message
You can create and send a new message by clicking the Compose a New Message icon (The graphic with a pencil and paper) from the Conversation tool bar).
After clicking the Compose a New Message icon, the Compose Message dialog box will appear.
- Click the course drop down box to ensure it has the correct course selected.
- Click the Address Book icon to bring up a list of people that you can send a message to.
- Click in the body area, and compose your message.
- Click the Send button when satisfied with the content and previous selections.