How do I start a group discussion?
Teachers can choose to create a topic per group. See How do I participate in a discussion? for more information about Discussions.
A group discussion is only visible to group members and the instructor of the course.
Topics and Threads
Within a forum, a Topic is the place where you can post and read messages.
Within this Topic you can create a Thread: a main message to which others can respond with a Post.
You create a Thread as follows:
- In the Discussions homepage, click on a Topic. You see the description of the topic and all threads that have already been posted.
- Click Start a New Thread.
- Select your own Group.
- Enter a subject.
- Add text.
- When you create a thread, you automatically receive notifications (e-mails) when someone responds to your thread. If you do not want this, uncheck Subscribe to this thread.
- Click on Add attachments to add a file. Then click Upload and search for the correct file.
- Click on Post.