The Discussions tool is a collaboration area where you can post, read and reply to messages on different topics, share thoughts about course materials, ask questions, share files, or where students can work with peers on assignments and homework.
Use the Discussions tool in your course to:
OIT provides documentation and instruction for using the Discussion tool from within Desire2Learn. Instructors can find help on subjects such as creating a discussion forum, grading a discussion, and more. To see a full list of these go to the Instructor Tutorials page.
To aid your students on how to use the Discussion tool point them in the direction of Student Support in the OIT Desire2Learn help section. Their students can find many tutorials among which are, documentation on how to post/reply to a discussion forum, as well as a video tutorial showing how to use the Discussion tool.
303-735-4357 (5-HELP) or firstname.lastname@example.org
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
12:00 noon – 6:00 p.m.