How to work with discussions in Canvas

How to work with discussions in Canvas

Open Discussions


In Course Navigation, click the Discussions link.


Open Discussion


Click the title of the discussion

Reply to Discussion


To reply to the main discussion, type your reply in the Reply field.


Post a Message


Write your response in the Rich Content Editor [1]. You can add links, photos, equations, and/or media. If your instructor allows, you can also attach files [2]. Once you finish, click the Post Reply button [3].


View Your Reply



Your reply will be posted at the bottom of the discussion reply thread. 

Here is a video on how to work with discussions in Canvas:
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