Discussion Boards - Post before you can view threads

Overview of the discussion board feature of "post before you can view threads" for faculty.

Solution / Instructions / Details  (choose one of these terms and delete the others)

  1. On the navbar, click Discussions.
  2. On the Discussions List page, from the New button drop-down menu, click New Forum.
  3. Enter a title for your new forum.
  4. Enter a description for your new forum.
  5. In the Options section, select any of the following checkboxes:
    1. Allow anonymous posts - To enable users to post anonymously.
    2. A moderator must approve individual posts before they display in the forum - To ensure that posts are approved by a moderator before they display in the forum.
    3. Users must start a thread before they can read and reply to other threads in each topic - To ensure user participation.
    4. Display forum descriptions in topics - To provide instructors the option to display a discussion forum description within a discussion topic description.
  6. Brightspace Reference for creating a discussion forum

  7. For further reference, here are some Best practices for using Discussions.


  • Web Browser, Brightspace


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Article ID: 134457
Wed 7/14/21 2:01 PM
Mon 9/26/22 4:15 PM
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