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Posting or Answering Discussion questions (Grid Style View)

How do I post questions onto the discussion board?


Grid StyleThese instructions are for the Grid 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. Click on the underlined Subject to read or reply to a post.
  3. Once you have opened a posting, click the Reply button to open the reply window.
  4. Write your reply above the <>.
  5. To attach a file to your reply Click the Add a File.
  6. Click on 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 Post button 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 subject line.
  3. Click on Edit Message.
  4. Make your changes to your post.
  5. Click on the Save button.

To Delete:

  1. Click the appropriate Topic link to open the Discussion.
  2. Select the checkbox next to the post you want to delete.
    • NOTE: Students can only delete their own post.
  3. Click the trash can icon.
  4. Click on the Yes button on the Confirmation warning.

Published: 04/19/2010    Updated: 03/28/2013