Discussion Assignments

Discussion assignments are prompts that your teacher can assign to you. By participating in discussions, you can reflect on learning, share ideas and opinions, or ask and answer questions. Discussions may require you to answer individual questions or give multiple responses to an ongoing discussion.

Discussions are different from other assignments in that you do not have a Turn In option. Discussions comments are posted when you click Post my comment and the assignment is considered automatically turned in at midnight in your time zone on the due date.

Assigned discussions are available in your Assignments list and the Discuss page.

Complete Your Discussion Assignment

  1. Click Classes on the top menu bar. If you are in more than one class, select the class from the list.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • On the Assignments tab, choose the assignment that contains the discussion, and then click the discussion from the Assigned work section.

    • Click Discuss to the right of Assignments, and then click the discussion you want to open.

  3. Read the discussion text your teacher has included at the top, and then click Post a comment to respond.
  4. Type your comment in the box. You can use the available formatting options to alter your text.

  5. Optionally, do one or more of the following:
  6. Click Post my comment when you are ready to submit your discussion comment.

Comments cannot be added to discussions that are past the due date.

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