Moodle FAQs

A collection of frequently asked questions (FAQs) about Moodle at EMU.

Adding a Forum to your course

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To add a forum to your course:

Click on the "Gear Icon" in the top right hand corner of your courses main page. Then click "Turn Editing On"

Scroll to the Week or Topic you want to add the forum to and at the bottom of that section click on "Add an activity or resource"

Select "Forum" and Click "Add"

Add a "Forum Name" and "Description" 

Note: Subscription and Tracking
By clicking the arrow next to "Subscription and Tracking" you will have the option to force these items or allow students to turn them on and off. By Default these are both set to optional.
Your Choices are:
  • Optional Subscription - Student has the choice to subscribe
  • Forced Subscription - Everyone is subscribed and cannot unsubscribe
  • Auto Subscription - Everyone is subscribed but can choose to unsubscribe
  • Subscription disabled - Subscriptions are not allowed
Tracking is the ability to see new posts as highlighted- This has 2 settings optional, which allows students to choose to use this option or off.

If you want to grade this discussion Click next below to see the next topic otherwise save your discussion and return to the FAQs

When you are satisfied with your discussion click either "Save and return to course" or "Save and display"


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