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Instructors can view all discussion board posts available in the Discussion Board. Before beginning, make sure you are in the Discussion Board for your course.

Step-by-step guide

To mark threads as read/unread

  1. Select a thread by clicking the check box next to it.
  2. Point to Thread Actions, and then click Mark as Read or Mark as Unread

To lock threads

  1. Select a thread by clicking the check box next to it.
  2. Point to Thread Actions, and then click Lock.

NOTE

If a thread is locked, you will not be able to tell until you click the thread and see a lack of Reply buttons.

To view multiple posts at a time

  1. Select threads by clicking the check boxes next to the threads.
  2. Click Collect

The threads will open together on a separate page. You can organize thread by date of post, author, subject, and order of thread.

To change paging of a forum

  1. On a forum, click Edit Paging.


  2. In the Items Per Page box, type the number of items you wish to view per page, and then click Go.

To change the display of a forum

  1. On a forum, point to Display. 


  2. There are six choices:
    • Show All
    • Published Only
    • Hidden Only
    • Locked Only
    • Unavailable Only
    • Drafts Only

  3. To change the display, select from one of the choices. You will see the changes reflect immediately.

 


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