Documentation:Connect/Create a New Thread in a Discussion Board (How To)

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You can create a new thread in a discussion board forum to introduce a new topic of conversation to your classmates.

Creating a thread allows you to share your ideas, opinions and thoughts on a topic to discuss with your classmates.

This document will show you how to:

  • Create and post a new thread

Video

Watch the video below on how to create a new thread in a discussion board forum:

Create and post a new thread

  1. Click Discussions from the course menu on the left-hand side of the screen
    Instructors can make a link to the Discussion Board tool on the left-hand side course menu or embed them with specific course content.
  2. Select a forum associated with your topic
  3. Click Create Thread at the top of the page
    The Create Thread button is located at the top of a forum page.
  4. Enter a subject for the thread
  5. Enter your message for the thread
  6. (Optional) Attach files to the thread
  7. Click Submit at the top or bottom of the page to create the new thread
    Note: You can also save the thread as a draft and edit it at a later time. Click Save Draft at the top or bottom of the page.