How to participate in a Forum

Access and participate in a Forum

The Moodle Forum is an activity that allows you to post topics that your classmates and teacher can respond to, or to reply to topics and posts that your classmates have created. You may be assign to create a topic.

  1. Login to your Moodle course.Forum Icon
  2. Locate and click on the Forum title.
  3. Click the discussion topic that you wish to read and reply if any are available.
  4. Click on the Reply link on the bottom right of the forum post.
  5. Type your reply in the Message text box.
  6. You can attach a document, picture, video, or music content to your message.
    • Drag and drop the content you wish to attach (Internet Explorer 9 does not support this function)
    • If you are using Internet Explorer:
      • Upload an attachment by clicking the Add button on top left of the attachment box
      • Click Upload a file
      • Click Browse, locate and select the file you wish to attach from your computer
      • Click Upload this file
  7. Click Post to forum then click continue.Discussions

Adding a new discussion topic

  1. Click on the Add a new discussion topic button on the Forum activity page.
  2. Enter a subject title and type your Message in the text box to add your post.
  3. A document, picture, video, or music file can be attached in the attachment area.
    • Drag and drop the content you wish to attach (Internet Explorer 9 DOES NOT support this function)
    • If you are using Internet Explorer:
      • Upload an attachment by clicking the Add button on top left of the attachment box
      • Click Upload a file
      • Click Browse, locate and select the file you wish to attach from your computer
      • Click Upload this file
  4. Click Post to forum then click continue.

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