How do I post to a discussion?


A discussion is a place for students to share thoughts on a specific subject as well as respond to others.


From the homepage enter the course that has a discussion that needs to be completed.


Click on the discussion.


1. Read the instructions.

2. Click "New Thread."

3. Type in response.

4. Click "Post."




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Documentation for Prior Interface

You can respond to existing threads or begin your own

To start a new thread:

  1. Open the discussion in the Activities tool.
  2. Review any directions from your teacher.
  3. Click New Thread.
  4. Enter your post in the text editor and add any relevant attachments.
  5. Click Post.

To respond to another's post, click the reply arrow to the right of their post.


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    Kendal Shomura

    Can a teacher control whether or not students can respond to each other?

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