Instructor: Participate In Discussions

1. Communicate: Start a Message Thread

Compose a new message in a Discussion Topic.

  1. In the Discussions list click on the title of the Topic where you want to begin a new message.Discussions list topic

     

  2. Click the Start a New Thread button.Start a New Thread button in Discussions

     

  3. Enter a subject for your message in the subject field.
  4. Enter your message using the HTML editor field.  
  5. Check the Pin thread box if you want your message to remain at the top of the Topic regardless of any new messages posted.
  6. Check the Subscribe to this thread box to be notified of all activity related to this message thread.Subject and HTML fields for message and pin thread and subscribe checkboxes

     

  7. Attach files or record an audio or video message as part of your post. Click on the Add attachments link if necessary to view buttons to Upload, Record or Choose Existing files.
  8. Post your message to other Discussion Topics simultaneously. Click on the Post to other topics link if necessary to view the Add Topics button.Buttons to add attachments to post and post simultaneously to more than one topic

     

  9. Click the Post button to post your message to the thread.
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2. Communicate: Reply to a Message Thread

Reply to an existing message or Thread.

  1. In the Discussions list click on the title of the Topic where you want to reply.Discussions list topic

     

  2. Click on the subject of the post you want to reply to.Discussion post to reply to

     

  3. Click the Reply to Thread button.Reply to Thread button in discussion post

     

  4. Enter a subject for your reply in the subject field.
  5. Enter your message using the HTML editor field.  
  6. Check the Subscribe to this thread box to be notified of all activity related to this message thread.
  7. Click on the Add attachments link to attach files or record an audio or video message as part of your reply.
  8. Click the Post button to post your reply to the thread.Reply to Thread screen

     

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