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Student: Why can't I see other students' replies in a Q and A forum?

You will learn why you can't see other students' replies (posts) in a Q and A forum type.

There are several different types of forums your instructor may choose from when building a discussion forum. One such type is a Q and A forum.

1. Enter your course in TITANium.

course main page
Week 1 discussion is selected.

3. The forum displays.

Note the red text at the top of the discussion forum stating that you can only see other students' posts once you have posted yourself.

forum displays on page with one discussion thread

4. Click on the title of the instructor's post.

 title is selected.

5. The instructor's post displays.

The instructor's post is shown
Reply link is selected

7. Type a Subject for your post.

Subject field has a sample subject

8. Type the text for your post.

post has some sample text

9. Decide whether to subscribe.

Discussion subscription box is checked.

10. Drag and drop any images or files for uploading.

Drag and drop area is selected.

11. Click on Post to forum.

Post to forum button is selected.

12. You have 30 minutes to edit your post.

Note: It may take up to 30 minutes before you will be able to see other students' posts in the forum.

30-minute editing time

13. Your post is now displayed below the instructor's post.

post shows below instrcuctor's post

If a different student enters the forum...

message stating cannot see other posts until post

Your post will not be visible to them until they make their own post.

Yhidden posts until student post

The new student needs to click on Reply to make their own post.

Reply link is selected.

14. Other students' posts are now visible once you have posted and they have posted.

Note: It may take up to 30 minutes before you will be able to see other students' posts in the forum.

all posts are now visible.

15. To reply to another student, click on the Reply link in the bottom right-hand corner of their post.

Reply link is selected.

Article Summary

You have now learned why you can't see other students' replies (posts) in a Q and A forum type.