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Discussions

Discussions FAQs

The Discussions tool provides an area for collaboration and communication, allowing students to post, read and reply to messages on different topics, share thoughts about course materials, ask questions, share files and work with peers or colleagues.

Use the individual Discussion pages located in the left sidebar to learn more about Creating Discussions, Managing Discussions, and Grading Discussions.

Why Use the Discussions Tool?

Consider some of the advantages of moving some classroom discussions online.

You can use the Discussions tool to:

  • Have your students introduce themselves online
  • Encourage users to share thoughts on course material
  • Set up forums for users to ask questions
  • Pose a question for the class to debate
  • Discuss the answers to an assignment
  • Create forums for groups to work on group assignments