1. From the D2L Course Home page, click on [Discussions] in the main navigation bar
  2. Click on the desired [topic] in the “Forums & Topics List”
  3. Click on [Start a New Thread] button
  4. In the popup window, type a Subject and the text of your message.
  5. Click [Post].

OPTIONAL: Click [Add a File] to include an attachment.

OPTIONAL: Click [Record Audio] to include audio.

OPTIONAL: Check the box next to “Pin thread” if you would like to keep the message at the top of the discussion forum. For instance, if you are asking your students to give introductory posts during the first week of class you might do a post yourself. You can use the “pin message” option to ensure that your introduction post is always at the beginning of the posts as a guide for students.

OPTIONAL: Click [Subscribe] if you want to receive notifications when updates are made to the thread.

OPTIONAL: Click [Post to other Topics] if you want to add the post to other topics in the Discussion Forum.


D2L 10.3,  April 2014