D2L: Discussion

VERSION: 10.3 AND HIGHER

Discussions forums are collaborative areas to post, read and reply to threads on different topics. It is possible to receive immediate notifications when new posts are made to a discussion. In order to do this, a user must subscribe to a forum, topic or thread.

REQUIRED:
  • Instructor access to a Desire2Learn Course
  • Discussion forums, topics and/or threads
STEPS TO FOLLOW:
  1. Log into Desire2Learn.
  2. Click the Notifications from the personal menu on the minibar.
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Personal menu on minibar
  1. It is possible to change the email address that alerts are sent to. Note that a contact method must be in place before subscribing to notifications.
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Notifications - Contact Methods
  1. To receive an email summary of activity, select Daily under How often?; otherwise, the default is Never.
  2. If a summary is requested, choose a time that the summary should be sent.
  3. Select the option Discussions - new post in a forum, topic, or thread that I subscribed to in instant notifications.
  4. Click Save.
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Notifications - Summary and Instant Notifications selection for Discussions
Note: In order to set up notifications, a user must subscribe to a forum, topic or thread
If you have questions, please contact the DLC Help Desk at 608.342.1303, or 877.854.3083. You can also visit the DLC Help Desk's web page for information on hours of availability.




Keywords:D2L Desire2Learn Collaborate Notifications forum   Doc ID:61152
Owner:Beth A.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2016-02-24 20:39 CDTUpdated:2017-10-19 13:56 CDT
Sites:UW Platteville
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