Forums

This page provides information about Forums and Discussion Topics.

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View a Forum

If you are enrolled in more than one course, select a course from the course navigation pane on the left side of the page. SNAP displays the links specific to that course. Your instructor will add a forum to your course if he or she chooses to use this functionality.

To view a Forum,

  1. Click the Current Activities link in the course navigation pane.

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  1. Click on a Forum title.

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The Forum page is displayed.

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View a Discussion Topic

To view a Discussion Topic,

  1. Click the Current Activities link in the course navigation pane.

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  1. Click on a Forum title.

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The Forum page is displayed.

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  1. Click on a Discussion Topic title link.

The Discussion Topic thread is displayed.

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Modify Discussion Topic View

To modify how discussion topic replies appear, select an option in the Display replies... drop-down list.

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Add a Discussion Topic

If you are enrolled in more than one course, select a course from the course navigation pane on the left side of the page. SNAP displays the links specific to that course. Your instructor will add a forum to your course if he or she chooses to use this functionality.

To add a Discussion Topic,

  1. Click the Current Activities link in the course navigation pane.

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  1. Click on a Forum title.

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The Forum page is displayed.

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  1. Click the Add a new discussion topic button.

  2. Specify a post title in the Subject textbox.

  3. Enter the post text in the web-based editor.

  4. Specify whether or not to send email copies of post made to the discussion topic.

Optional: To include a file attachment, click the Browse... button and navigate to a file on your computer.

  1. Click the Post to forum button.

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Edit a Forum Post

If you are enrolled in more than one course, select a course from the course navigation pane on the left side of the page. SNAP displays the links specific to that course. Your instructor will add a forum to your course if he or she chooses to use this functionality.

To edit a post,

  1. Click the Current Activities link in the course navigation pane.

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  1. Click on a Forum title.

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The Forum page is displayed.

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  1. Click on a Discussion Topic title link.

The Discussion Topic thread is displayed.

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  1. Click the Edit link.

  2. Specify a post title in the Subject textbox.

  3. Enter the post in the web-based text editor.

  4. Specify whether or not to send email copies of post made to the discussion topic.

Optional: To include a file attachment, click the Browse... button and navigate to a file on your computer.

  1. Click the Post to forum button.

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Reply to a Forum Post

If you are enrolled in more than one course, select a course from the course navigation pane on the left side of the page. SNAP displays the links specific to that course. Your instructor will add a forum to your course if he or she chooses to use this functionality.

To reply to a post,

  1. Click the Current Activities link in the course navigation pane.

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  1. Click on a Forum title.

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The Forum page is displayed.

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  1. Click on a Discussion Topic title link.

The Discussion Topic thread is displayed.

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  1. Click the Reply link.

  2. Specify a post title in the Subject textbox.

  3. Enter the post text in the web-based editor.

  4. Specify whether or not to send email copies of post made to the discussion topic.

Optional: To include a file attachment, click the Browse... button and navigate to a file on your computer.

  1. Click the Post to forum button.

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Delete a Forum Post

If you are enrolled in more than one course, select a course from the course navigation pane on the left side of the page. SNAP displays the links specific to that course. Your instructor will add a forum to your course if he or she chooses to use this functionality.

To delete a post,

  1. Click the Current Activities link in the course navigation pane.

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  1. Click on a Forum title.

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The Forum page is displayed.

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  1. Click on a Discussion Topic title link.

The Discussion Topic thread is displayed.

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  1. Click the Delete link.

  2. Click the Yes button.

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