Understanding the View Topic Page Understanding the View Topic Page

Understanding the View Topic Page

There are ways to filter the messages so you only see the topics that have unread posts. You can also search the topic by entering some keywords to quickly find a post. If you do not understand the Structure of the Discussion tool in MyCourses, you should review the tutorial on this subject .


  1. Click on Submission Review on the Navbar
  2. Click on Discussions
  3. Click on the title of the topic you wish to view
    • In the right corner, you will see a search text box.  Here you can type in keywords to filter the topics.  This search will not only look at the title but also the text within the threads. search chapter example.png

    •  There is a Subscribe link below the Title of the topic.  Clicking on this will allow you to subscribe or subscribe to a topic. subscribe.png

    • Clicking in the Description area will allow you to edit the description of the topic
    • The Start a New Thread button allows you to start a new thread on the topic start a new thread button.png

    • Filter by:  allows you to quickly filter the topic to just those threads that have unread posts or threads that you have flagged. filter by all threads.png

    • Sort by:  allows you to quickly sort the entire thread by Most Recent Activity, Least Recent Activity, Newest Thread, Oldest Thread, Author First Name A-Z, Author First Name Z-A, Author Last Name A-Z, Author Last Name Z-A, Average Rating, Subject A-Z and Subject Z-A
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    • Within each thread:
      • Underneath the name of the thread, the name of the student who started the thread and when it was posted is displayed.

      • There is a Subscribe link.  Clicking on this link will allow you to subscribe or unsubscribe to the thread.

      • If you allow ratings, the average rating will be displayed. 

      • How many unread posts, replies, and views will be displayed to provide you with a quick idea of the activity within the individual threads.

      • The name of the student who last posted and the time since they posted is displayed

Questions? Contact the MyCourses Support Team by email at  MyCourses4Faculty@spcollege.edu 
or by phone at 727-341-3500 (Hours: Mon.- Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST).

For after hours or weekend assistance, contact the SPC Helpdesk at 727-791-2795 or onlinehelp@spcollege.edu 

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