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Viewing Discussion Board Threads


In this document you will learn about:

Viewing Discussion Board Threads

Collecting Threads


Viewing Discussion Board Threads

Discussion forums are located in the Discussion Board tool of your course, but they can be linked to from any course content area.

  1. Click on the Discussion Board link on the course menu.  As an alternative route, you could select Course Tools on the Control Panel, then choose Discussion Board on the expanded menu.

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  1. A list of discussion forums is displayed.  The total number of posts within the forum is displayed.  If a forum contains posts which you have not yet reviewed, the forum title is displayed in bold and the number of unread posts is shown.

  1. Click on the name of the forum to enter it.

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Collecting Threads

You can “collect” threads to display multiple posts on a single page.  To do so:

  1. Enter the forum.

  1. Use the checkbox to the left of individual threads to select multiple threads for collection.  Use the select all box to collect every message posted in the forum.

  1. Click the Collect button.  The selected messages will be displayed on one page for easy viewing and printing.

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