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Posting or Answering Discussion questions (Reading Style View)

How do I post questions onto the discussion board?


Reading Style ViewThese instructions are for the Reading Style view.

You will only be able to Post a discussion question or Answer a posting if your instructor has created a discussion Forum & Topic. From within your course:

  1. Click on Discussions.
  2. If your instructor has created a Discussion Forum & Topic, you will see a click-able link that opens the Discussion Topic.

To Read/Reply:

  1. Click the appropriate Topic link to open the Discussion.
  2. Scroll through the window to read all the postings
  3. Click on the [Reply] link to open the reply window.
  4. Write your reply above the <<< Replied to message below >>>.
  5. To attach a file to your reply Clickthe Add a File.
  6. Clickon the Post button on the lower right corner
    • NOTE: If you don't click the post button the message won't be submitted.

To Post:

  1. Click the appropriate Topic link to open the Discussion.
  2. Click on the Compose button.
  3. Enter your information into the subject and the body in the lower box.
  4. To attach a file to your post click the Add a File.
  5. Click on the Postbutton on the lower right corner.
    • NOTE: If you don't click the post button the message won't be submitted.

To Edit:

  1. Click the appropriate Topic link to open the Discussion.
  2. Click on the More actions... link for the message you need to change
  3. Click on the Edit button.
  4. Make your changes to your post.
  5. Click on the Post button.

To Delete:

  1. Click the appropriate Topic link to open the Discussion.
  2. Click on the More actions... link for the message you need to delete.
    • NOTE:Students can only delete their own post.
  3. Click the Delete icon.
  4. Click on the Yes button on the Confirmation warning.

Published: 05/06/2010    Updated: 03/28/2013