Frequently Asked Questions

Problem viewing discussion messages

Why can't I see my discussion messages? When I log onto my course my 'Updates' Widget (window) shows that I have new messages but when I click on the 'New Messages' link I have no new messages.

If an instructor sets up discussions with a Start Date and End Date then students cannot see the discussion forum/topic before the Start Date or after the End Date. If the student did not read all the messages posted before the End Date, those messages will continue to be listed in the Updates Widget for students on the course homepage as New Messages.

Published: 04/19/2010    Updated: 04/19/2010