Moodle: Participating in a Forum

Discussion forums are a common activity on Moodle.

Using a forum

  • Select the forum activity
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  • Browse the existing list of topics.
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  • You can Add a new discussion topic if there is not an existing relevant thread. Enter a clear title and message and select Post to forum.
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  • After you have selected a topic, you can reply to others’ messages by selecting Reply. If you select Advanced, you can add attachments like documents or images. When you’re done, select Post to forum.
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  • After posting a reply, you have 30 minutes to make any edits to your messages. The original poster will be notified of your response so they can reply to you in the forum.
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