You can delete both your own and students’ threads and replies (posts)

In some circumstances you may need to delete or edit inappropriate student threads or posts. Depending on the settings chosen when you set up the discussion board students may or may not be able to delete / edit their own threads and posts (refer to the Create a forum (basic) and Create a forum (marked) guides).

Delete threads

Note: It is not possible to edit threads.

Note: If deleting a student thread, you may wish to take a copy or screen shot of inappropriate threads for evidence.

  1. From the Course menu select Discussion board.
  2. Click on the required forum link.
  3. Check the checkbox of the required thread.
  4. Click on the Delete button.
  5. Click on the OK button in the dialog box.

Edit student replies

Edit student replies (posts)

Note: If editing a student reply, you may wish to take a copy or screen shot of inappropriate reply (post) for evidence.

  1. From the Course menu select Discussion board.
  2. Click on the required forum link.
  3. Click on the required thread.
  4. Hover over the required reply (post)
  5. Click on the Edit button.

delete student replies

  1. Edit the reply (post) as required.
  2. Click on the Submit button.

Delete student replies (posts)

Note: If deleting a student reply, you may wish to take a copy or screen shot of inappropriate reply (post) for evidence.

  1. From the Course menu select Discussion board.
  2. Click on the required forum link.
  3. Click on the required thread.
  4. Hover over the required reply (post)
  5. Click on the Delete button.

  1. Click on the OK button in the dialog box.