Faculty Help

DISCUSSION FORUMS

How to create a forum

Why would you want to do this? To engage students in asynchronous discussions online as a part of your online/mixed mode course or to augment your face-to-face class.  More ...

  • Turn editing on

  • Click the Add an Activity or Resource link

  • Select Forum and then click on the Add button

  • Enter a Name for your Forum

  • Enter a brief Description (instructions for your students)

  • The default Forum Type is Standard Forum for General Use (see below for examples of the different types of Forums)

  • Scroll down and click Save and return to course