Forums

Post Discussion Responses in Forums

You may be prompted by your instructor to contribute to class discussions on certain topics related to the course. 

Instructions:

  1. Click "Forums" in the left tool menu.Sakai 12 Forums Tool Image
  2. Click the topic title.Sakai 12 Forums Tool Topic Example Student Image
  3. TO START A NEW CONVERSATION THREAD IN A TOPIC
    • Click "Start a New Conversation."Sakai 12 Forums Tool Start New Conversation Student Image
    • Enter the "Title" of the conversation or thread. 
    • Enter your post in the "Message" rich text editor.
    • (Optional)  Following the on-screen instructions, click "Add attachments" to add one or more file attachments.
    • Click "Post" when finished.
  4. TO REPLY TO ANOTHER CONVERSATION THREAD
    • Click the conversation or thread title.Sakai 12 Forums Tool Topic Reply Student Image
    • Click "Reply" below the person's name.Sakai 12 Forum Tool Topic Reply Example Student Image
    • Re-read the original prompt, response, or thread for understanding. Don't forget to read the main Forum or Topic description(s) for context and any discussion requirements from your professor.
    • Use the rich text editor to write and format your response. If you are planning a longer response, consider drafting your post in a word processor, like Microsoft Word, and returning to Courses when you are ready to post. 
    • (Optional) Following the on-screen instructions, click "Add Attachments" to add one or more file attachments.
  5. Click "Post" when finished.

<< Back to Student Guides for Courses