Replying to Forum Post

  1. In your course home page, click the Forum link .

  2. Click the title of the desired message you want to post a response to.


    Note that replies to the original post are indented, so be sure to select the Reply link of the appropriate post so that your post is placed in the correct location.

  3. Click the Reply link at the bottom right of the post. A text box will appear for you to compose your message.
    • If your instructor has set up group forums they may have allowed you to have read-only access to other groups’ forums.
    • Note that you will not be able to reply to posts authored by students in other groups.

    Advanced features (Add attachments and subscribe to discussion)

    • Click the Advanced link to reveal additional options.

    • Select whether you would like to receive e-mail notifications when other participants reply to your post by checking the Discussion subscription box
    • Depending on how the instructor set up the forum, attachments may/may not be available. If you would like to attach a file to your post, drag the file from your local computer and drop it in the marked area (dashed rectangle). Click Post to forum when you are done.

  4. A green confirmation message will appear informing you that you have fifteen minutes to edit your post.

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