Help for professors

Add Activities to a Course Page

Add Forum to Course Page

Instructors and students can communicate and collaborate using Moodle Forums. Instructors can create discussion topics, allow students to originate topics. Course members can then post replies.
  1. On your course page, click Turn editing on (top right).
  2. Locate the course Section where you will add the forum.
  3. At the bottom-right of the Section, click + Add an activity or resource. The Activity chooser will open.
  4. In the Activity chooser, select Forum and then click Add. The Adding a new Forum page will open.
  5. Configure settings for the forum.
    General
    • Forum name (required)
      This name displays as a link to the forum on your course page. Use something unique that clearly identifies this forum from other course activities.
    • Description (required)
      Explain the purpose of the forum to your students. For example, you might describe how often students should post, how many posts and replies they should make, and/or the expectations about post content.  The Description will be visible to students when they click the forum link.
  6. Click Save and return to course to return to your main course page.