Post a Discussion Topic to All Groups

    Important Note:
  • Instructors need to use groups within a course in order for this feature to appear. For detailed instructions, view the Creating Groups page.
  • All posts will appear in one topic thread, however responses can be filtered by groups.
  • Creating a discussion topic with group threads will allow instructors to associate the topic with a single grade item.

Post to All Groups at Once:

  1. From the Assessments menu, select Discussions.
  2. From the New drop-down menu, select New Topic.
  3. From the Forum drop-down menu, select the Forum the topic is associated with.
  4. Under Topic Type, select Group or Section topic.
  5. From the Group or Section Category, select the appropriate group. Adding a new topic to the selected forum.
  6. Enter a Title and Description for the topic.
  7. Select Save and Close.
  8. Select the Group/Section Topic.
  9. Start a New Thread.
  10. Under Post to Thread select the group(s) to post to. From the Post Thread To menu, select the group(s) to post to.
  11. Create a Subject and Message.
  12. Select Post.