Student: How do I reply to a forum post?

You will learn how to reply to a forum post in your course in TITANium.

1. Enter your course in TITANium.

course main page

2. Click on the link to the forum.

Introductions forum is selected

3. View the forum posts.

The forum type shown below is a standard forum displayed in a blog-like format. Other forum types may look a little differently.

4. At the bottom of the post, click on Discuss this topic.

In some other forum types, you may see the Reply link instead.

Discuss this topic button is selected.

5. Click on Reply.

Reply link is selected.

6. Type a Subject title.

Subject field is selected.

7. Type a text message in the text box.

Message field is selected.

8. Decide whether to subscribe.

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.

Discussion subscription field is selected.

9. Drag and drop an image file to attach it to your post.

File upload area is selected.

10. Click on Post to forum.

Post to forum button is selected.

11. The post will display below the parent post.

Post displays

12. Click on Edit.

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

Sum of ratings will show the points given for your post. This only appears if the forum is set by the instructor to be graded via "sum of ratings"; other options include "count of ratings", "average of ratings", etc.

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.

Edit link is selected.

Article Summary

You have now learned how to reply to a forum post.