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Discussions

 

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With Discussions, you can allow your students to have discussion board-based conversations in your class.


 

Create a Discussion

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Follow these instructions to create a discussion that is attached to the gradebook. 

 

Create a Discussion (Engrade Support)  With Discussions, you can allow your students to have discussion board-based conversations in your class.  

 

 


 

Create a Discussion in an Assignment

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Follow these instructions to create a discussion that is attached to an assignment in the gradebook. 

 

 1. From the Gradebook screen, select "+New Assignment" or "New Assignment."
 
2. On the Assignment page, select "More options..."  

3. Select the option, "Add this assignment to class Discussions."

 

 

 

4. Select "Save Assignment."

 

 


 

Edit Discussion Settings

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Edit Discussion Settings (Engrade Support)

The default settings for discussions are to only allow teachers to create discussion topics and allow for students to use plain text only.  The following optional settings are available: 

  • Allow students to post topics to the discussion board allows students to create discussion topics.
  • Allow student attachments in discussion board posts allows students to attach files to their discussion posts.
  • Allow student rich text in discussion board posts provides students with a rich text editor they can utilize when posting to the discussion board.

This article shows you how to view and edit these settings. 

 

 


 

Moderate Discussions

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Moderate Discussions (Engrade Support)  You can review and moderate posts on your discussions.