In this tutorial, we will guide you step-by-step on how to create a discussion topic. Discussion topics are where students post contributions and respond to other students. Before creating a topic you will need to have created a Discussion Forum. Link here if you have not already created a Discussion Forum.



  1. Click on Submissions on the Navbar
  2. Click on Discussions
  3. Click on New
  4. Click on New Topic
  5. Select the Forum you would like to place your topic from the dropdown list
  6. Choose a Topic Type
  7. Enter a Title
  8. Enter a Description for the topic (These are the instructions/or actual question for the discussion). Note: You can format this however you want, Bold, Italics, etc. 
  9. Choose a Rating Scheme to set it to from the Drop Down Menu
  10. Click Save and Close


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