Participants in forums can easily insert links to websites, youtube and other web based resources within their forum posting.
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Any member of a discussion forum can add a file or multiple files to their posts. Please follow these quick steps to upload a file to your post in any discussion forum that you are a member of.
To create a new forum, with the editing turned on, in the section you wish to add your forum, click the “Add an activity or resource” link and choose Forum. This will take you to the forum settings page titled “Adding a new forum”.
With the editing turned on, in the section where you wish to add your chatroom, click the “Add an activity or resource” link and choose Chat.
Replying to a post in a discussion forum is very straightforward. Open the discussion forum and find the post that you would like to reply to.
A record is kept within Moodle of all messages sent to participants on any given module. This record can be accessed by clicking on the Messages option on your homepage. From here you can select the relevant module and review a list of the messages that you have sent to some or all of your students.
Lecturers can view a history of all messages that they have sent to students on their various modules in Moodle and the replies that students have sent to these messages.
If you are subscribed to a discussion forum and you don’t want to receive any posts from that forum, you can unsubscribe from that forum by following these simple steps.