Discussion Board

The Discussion Board is an asynchronous communication tool, allowing messages to be posted and read at any time.

The Discussion Board tool in the LMS allows online communication with other members of a subject or community. Groups within a subject or community can also have their own private discussion board. The Discussion Board is an asynchronous communication tool, allowing messages to be posted and read at any time.

Multiple forums (discussion topics) can be added to a subject or community’s Discussion Board, and various settings can be applied to control how messages will be posted and managed in each forum.

A discussion forum is organised into threads (conversations within a topic). Messages are posted by adding a new thread or replying to an existing posting. Postings can be controlled by locking or unlocking threads. Threads can also be hidden or made unavailable to participants.

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