Instructor: Modify your Discussions

1. Reorder: Your Discussions

Change the order of Discussion Forums and Topics on the Discussion List page.

To reorder Forums or Topics, click the More Actions button and select Reorder from the drop-down menu:

More actions and reorder buttons in discussions
  1. To change the order of the Discussion Forums, click on the drop-down arrow in the Sort Order column that corresponds to the Forum name and select the number that reflects where you would like the Forum(s) to appear in the list.  When reordering Forums, all Topics within each Forum remain in the same order in their assigned Forum.
  2. To change the order of Topics within a Forum, click on the drop-down arrow in the Sort Order column that corresponds to the Topic(s) you want to reorder.  Select the new number that reflects where you would like the Topic(s) to appear within that Forum.Reorder discussion forums and topic with sort order column

    Remember to Save at the bottom of the page.

Note: Topics may only be reordered within the Forum in which they currently reside. To move Topics from one Forum to another go to the Edit Topic page and move the Topic to a different Forum.  

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2. Edit: Forums and Topics

Make changes to previously created Discussion Forums and Topics.

To edit a Forum:

  1. Click on the drop-down arrow to the right of the Forum name you want to edit and select Edit Forum.Forum drop-down arrow and Edit Forum choice
  2. Make desired changes on Forum page. Visit the Creating Discussions section of these help pages if you need assistance editing various features.
  3. Remember to Save and Close at the bottom of the page when you are finished editing the Forum.

To edit a Topic:

  1. Click on the drop-down arrow to the right of the Topic name you want to edit and select Edit Topic.Topic down arrow and Edit Topic choice

     

  2. Make desired changes on Topic page.  
  3. Visit the Creating Discussions section of these help pages if you need assistance editing various features.
  4. Remember to Save and Close at the bottom of the page when you are finished editing the Topic.
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