Post a Discussion Topic to All Groups

Important Note: Instructors need to use groups within a course in order for this feature to appear. Instructions on creating groups: Creating Groups All posts will appear in one topic thread, however responses can be filtered by groups.  Creating a discussion topic with group threads will allow instructors to associate the topic with a single grade […]

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June 2nd, 2017

Associating Rubrics

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NOTE: To edit a rubric, all associations must be removed. After edits are completed, the rubric can be re-​​associated with the appropriate assessment item. Navigate to the Quiz, Discussion Topic, or Assignment Folder you wish to associate a rubric. Select the drop-​​down menu next to the Quiz, Discussion Topic, or Assignment Folder. Select Edit. Under […]

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Discussions Reporting

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Viewing and Exporting Discussion Statistics From the Assessments or Communication menu, select Discussions. Select the Statistics tab. Select the Users tab or Forums and Topics tab to review the statistics report. To export the statistics report, select Export to CSV File. Was this Helpful ? yes   no

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Linking to Grade Items

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Navigate to the Assignment Folder, Discussion, or Quiz you wish to link to the gradebook. From the drop-​​down menu next to the item title, select Edit. For Quizzes and Discussions: From the Assessments Tab, scroll down to the Grade Item section. For Assignment Folders: From the Properties Tab, scroll down to the Grade Item section. […]

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Grading Discussions

To learn more about assessing Discussions in D2L, view the following instructional videos: Discussions (Instructional Videos) BEST PRACTICE: To prohibit students from posting to a Forum or Topic after a deadline has passed, it is recommended to lock the Forum or Topic instead of hiding it as this will allow students to view existing posts […]

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Restoring Deleted Discussions

To learn more about restoring discussions in D2L, view the following instructional videos: Discussions (Instructional Videos)   From the Assessments or Communication menu, select Discussions. From the More Actions menu, select Restore. Select Restore for the Forum or Topic you wish to restore. Select Yes to confirm your choice. NOTE: If a Forum with Topics […]

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Changing Discussion View Style

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Instructors can display discussion forums and topics in one of two styles: Grid View or Reading View (default style). Each style presents posts and replies in a distinctly different fashion without affecting the content. NOTE: Accessing a discussion through Content will display in Reading View only. If you wish to use Grid View, you must […]

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Deleting Discussions

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From the Assessments or Communication menu, select Discussions. Select the drop-​​down menu next to the Forum, Topic, or Thread you wish to delete. NOTE: Deleting a Forum will delete all Topics and Threads housed within it. Deleting a Topic will delete all Threads within it. Select Delete. Select Yes to confirm. Was this Helpful ? […]

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Moderating Discussions

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NOTE: Moderating Discussions applies only to discussion topics with the following option selected: ​“A moderator must approve individual posts before they display in a topic”. From the Assessments or Communication menu, select Discussions. Select the Number next to the alert triangle to view and approve new posts. Select the drop-​​down menu for the thread you […]

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Creating Discussions

Important Notes: Discussions can be accessed from either the Assessments or Communication drop-​​down menu. To learn more about creating discussions in D2L, view the following: Discussions (Instructional Videos) To Create a Discussion Forum On a Desktop or Laptop: From the Assessments or Communication menu, select Discussions. On a Mobile Device: From the Mobile Menu, select […]

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