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Brightspace Discussion Forums

With online learning occupying a large portion of today's engagement a space where students and lecturers can engage and discuss content can be an extremely valuable and formative tool.

Brightspace's discussion forums can be arranged to allow instant conversation with the whole class, specific groups, or individuals and can be used to provide outlet for group work, ongoing tutorials or for academic discussion of content and topics. 

Setting up Discussion Forums is easy, and once they are established Students can create and manage their own threads. Posts can even be made anonymous to allow feedback for individual or group presentations. 

The below tutorials will show you how to start using Discussion Forums in your module today!


Part 1 - Creating Discussion Forums in your Brightspace Module

Part 2 - Adding Topics to your Forums

Part 3 - Posting messages within Threads and Posts on Discussion Forums

Part 4 - Using Discussion Forums with Groups