You can e-mail the email an entire class or selected students using the "QuickMailQuickmail" feature. Navigate to your course and look Look for the QuickMail Quickmail block on the right column of your course. Click on "Compose Email" and select the recipients. There is a button to "Add All" or you can select individual people to e-mailindividuas or groups to email. Compose your e-mail email and click on the "Send E-MailEMail" button at the bottom of the screen. QuickMail keeps a history of all e-mails you have sent messages which is available right under the "Compose Email" link on the course page.
By default, QuickMail Quickmail is not available to students. If you would like students in your course or organization to be able to use QuickMailQuickmail, send a request to email@example.com and the settings will be adjusted.
You can use the "Announcements item in Moodle " forum to create announcements messages that are displayed in Moodle as well as sent to the students in the course. Every course is created with a Announcements item in the top block. Adding a new topic will create a post in the Announcements, add an entry to the "Latest News" block in Moodle, and email your students.
Faculty Services provides a listing of all the emails for the students registered for your course. You can copy and paste the listing from Faculty Services to your email program. Some people create contact lists for their courses using this feature.
When to use which feature?