Student View of Forums

Introduction

In some courses, instructors will create Forums for class discussion. Forums appear on your Moodle page like this:

Forum Icon   Forum name goes here

Instructions

Instructions: 

To create a new discussion topic (sometimes referred to as a thread) click the forum link (as shown above) to bring up the forum page.

Discussion list with only one thread

Next, click the Add a new discussion topic button at the top of the list of threads to bring up the new message interface.

new discussion interface

Give the thread a title in the Subject box, and type your post in the Message box. When you are done, check your post for errors and click the Post to forum button at the bottom of the page. After you’ve posted, you will have 30 minutes to edit your post.

To reply to someone else's post, click on that title of a discussion topic on the forum page, then click the Reply link in the bottom right corner of the post you want to reply to. The fields are the same as they are for starting a new thread.

Additional Information

Additional Information: 

Updated on 8/25/2016. Valid for Moodle 3.1.

Service Categories

Service Categories: 
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Audience

Audience: 
Students
Five College Students
Applicants

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