Participate in Discussions

How to Access Discussions

  1. Click on Collaboration on the navbar and select Discussions.
    Shows Collaboration and Discussion
  2. The Discussions List screen appears.
    Shows Discussion List
  3. Click on the desired discussion topic link, and the discussion threads will appear.
    Shows a Discussion topic
  4. To search within the topic for a particular discussion post, enter the search topic in the Search box and click the magnifying glass to start the search.
    Shows Search Field in Discussion Topic

Participating in Discussions

  1. Click the Start a New Thread button to begin a new threaded discussion.
    Shows Start a New Thread button
    Or click on Reply to Thread after clicking on an existing thread.
    Shows Reply to Thread button
  2. Enter a subject and the body of your discussion post. (It is best to not edit the Subject if you are replying to a post.)Shows discussion Subject and Body fields
  3. Check the Subscribe to this thread checkbox if you want to receive notifications when the thread has new posts.
    Shows Add attachments link.
  4. You can also add an attachment to this discussion post by clicking the Add attachments link, then you can upload your file (or add a video or audio recording).
    Shows Add Attachment Upload button
  5. When you have completed entering all the data for the post, click the Post button.
     Shows Discussion Post button

See also Grid View and Reading View and Threaded and Unthreaded Posts.