Graded Discussions enable faculty users to create a discussion assignment for students to participate in and provides a way for
Discussions can be added through two different means, either through Faculty > My Day > Assignment Center or through Faculty > Classes > Assignments. After selecting + Discussion button to open a new modal where
Title and Question/Statement are required fields. Everything else is optional including:
Share across all Published sections - You can continue to make this discussion only available for this class, or all classes where it is published.
Show comments to Students - Select when comments show, either after a student has posted, or at anytime.
Allow attachments - Enable this discussion to support attachments or not.
Assignment Type - Associate this discussion with a particular assignment type.
You can also add links, downloads, or embed items by pasting the HTML code inside the text field. For schools that use Gradebook, you can add information here as well. Finally, under Sections, you can add this discussion to other classes if needed along with publish date/time and due date/time.
From Discussion detail,
teachers and otherfaculty with access can hide questionable posts, add comments, and filter comments by students in addition to being able to apply a grade.
Students can participate by selecting the discussion title which will allow them to add a new response, embed a link within their answer, and attach up to three files if the faculty member has enabled the attachments option. Once they've responded, the discussion is marked as completed, even though they can continue to participate until the Due Date is reached.
Select add new response to leave a new comment based on the main question. Students can leave a follow up comment on other student's statements by selecting add response under it.