Jan 182013

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Threads grow as users respond to the initial, and subsequent, posts. Replies build on one another to construct a conversation which is then read by the user either all at once or as threads are added.

  • Select and enter a Discussion Board Forum
  • Select the title of the Thread to open
  • If applicable, select the title of the Post you would like to reply to
  • Select the Reply button
  • Message
    • Enter a Message in the Message field
  • Attachments
    • Select Browse My Computer or Browse Course to locate and select a file to attach
    • To remove a file: select Do not attach
    • Optional: By default your filename will display to users, to specify a title:
      • Locate the Name of link to file text field and enter a link title
  • Choose one of the following options:
    • Select Submit to make post available to all participants
      • A green confirmation bar appears: “Success: Thread name of thread created.”
    • Select Save Draft to return later to make changes before the message is made available to all participants

Note: Participants will not be able to see a post/reply until it has been submitted. See the tutorial on, Save Draft/Submit