Creating a forum


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Creating a forum

One of the activity types that you have available to you inside of Moodle is called a forum. Forums are basically threaded discussion boards where users can come in and can post a comment, a file or some note that other users can go in and respond to that question or item. The forum will keep track of who sends the response and who has replied to which message. There are a lot of creative uses for using forums inside of Moodle. One of the ways you can use a forum is to assign a student as an official note taker for each week of the semester. Have them post their notes up to the discussion board for that week and then the other students can come in, review their notes and add additional comments to them and that's what we are going to set up in this exercise.

So if we scroll down to the first week in the semester, click on the dropdown menu for Add an activity and we'll select Forum. We'll give the forum name, Week 1 Notes. We then have to set the Forum Type and there is a va...

Creating a forum
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Creating a forum provides you with in-depth training on Education + Elearning. Taught by Chris Mattia as part of the Moodle 1.9 Essential Training for Teachers

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Education + Elearning
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