Student: How do I post to a forum?

You will learn how to post a message to a discussion forum in your online course in TITANium.

First log in to your course in TITANium. Then, follow these steps below.

1. Click on the title of the forum.

Note: The first forum on your course main page is usually the News forum which is meant for your instructor to post messages (and automatically send out an email) to the participants in the course.

The second forum listed in this sample course is intended for students to post an introduction.

Click on the title of the forum.

2. Click on Add a new topic.

Note: There are several types of forums your instructor can choose from. The title of the link to create a new post differs according to the forum type. For example, it may state to Add a new topic, Add a new discussion, or in some forums you can only Reply to a post. You cannot start a new topic.

Click on Add a new topic.

3. Type a Subject title.

Type a Subject title.

4. Type text and drag and drop images to the Message text box.

5. Decide whether to subscribe to this forum.

Subscribing to a forum means that you will receive an email every time a participant makes a new post or a reply to a post. In this sample forum, subscription is optional. The instructor determines whether subscription is optional or mandatory.

Decide whether to subscribe to this forum.

6. Click on Post to forum.

Click on Post to forum.

7. View your post to the forum.

8. Click on Edit to make any changes to your post.

By default, you have 30 minutes to edit your post if you need to make any changes.

Edit allows you to make changes to your post.

Delete allows you to remove your post.

Export to portfolio allows you to save the post as an HTML web page.

Click on Edit to make any changes to your post.

Article Summary

You have now learned how to post a message to a discussion forum in your course.

2 Comments

Heather Finkbeiner

How do I delete one of my discussion forums past the 30min time frame? I made errors, want to delete it.

Ken Moyer

Only the instructor of the course can delete or edit a post which is more than 30 minutes old.

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