About Creating Discussions

As an instructor, you can create forums and topics for your courses from within the Discussion Tool. Brightspace Discussions tool can be used to create community in a course, for group assignments such as recorded presentations, and for individual journals, amongst other uses. Important Terms Accessing Discussions To access the Discussions tool: You will be […]

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Announcements Tool Overview

The Announcements tool enables you to create announcements that help communicate course updates, changes, and new information to your users quickly and effectively. Since My Home or Course Home will be the first page that users see when they log in or access their courses, the Announcements widget is a good area for displaying important information. In this section, […]

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Structure of the Discussions Tool

The Discussions tool is a collaboration area for instructors, teaching assistants and students. Students can post, read, and reply to messages on different topics, share thoughts about course materials, ask questions, share files, or work with peers on assignments and homework. DISCUSSIONS TERMINOLOGY Forums Forums are used to group discussion topics. Topics Topics are used […]

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