Difference between revisions of "Create a Moderated Forum"

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'''Note''': The following instructions assume you've created a moderated forum; see [[Revise/Delete Forum or Topic]] or [[Create Forums and Topics in Forums]].
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To create a moderated forum or topic:
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#Navigate to the '''Forums''' tool.
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#Either click on '''New Forum''' or '''New Topic''' or click on '''Forum Settings''' or '''Topic Settings''' to modify an existing forum.
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#Under the "Topic Posting" heading, check the box next to '''Moderate Topic'''.
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==How to Moderate Messages==
  
 
To moderate messages in Forums:
 
To moderate messages in Forums:
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#At the top, click '''Pending Messages'''. The number in the parentheses is the number of messages awaiting your attention.  
 
#At the top, click '''Pending Messages'''. The number in the parentheses is the number of messages awaiting your attention.  
 
#Check the box next to the message you'd like to moderate, and click '''Deny''' or '''Approve'''. You'll be returned to the Pending Messages page to continue moderation.<br />'''Note''': You cannot add a comment from the Pending Messages page if you deny a message. To include a comment, click the subject of the message before denying the message. You'll then have the opportunity to add a comment. If you are expecting attachments and need to read before you approve or deny the message, open the message to read before doing so.
 
#Check the box next to the message you'd like to moderate, and click '''Deny''' or '''Approve'''. You'll be returned to the Pending Messages page to continue moderation.<br />'''Note''': You cannot add a comment from the Pending Messages page if you deny a message. To include a comment, click the subject of the message before denying the message. You'll then have the opportunity to add a comment. If you are expecting attachments and need to read before you approve or deny the message, open the message to read before doing so.
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Note: Students will not be able to see messages until you've approved them.

Revision as of 16:51, 2 August 2018

To create a moderated forum or topic:

  1. Navigate to the Forums tool.
  2. Either click on New Forum or New Topic or click on Forum Settings or Topic Settings to modify an existing forum.
  3. Under the "Topic Posting" heading, check the box next to Moderate Topic.

How to Moderate Messages

To moderate messages in Forums:

  1. In your site's menubar, click Forums.
  2. At the top, click Pending Messages. The number in the parentheses is the number of messages awaiting your attention.
  3. Check the box next to the message you'd like to moderate, and click Deny or Approve. You'll be returned to the Pending Messages page to continue moderation.
    Note: You cannot add a comment from the Pending Messages page if you deny a message. To include a comment, click the subject of the message before denying the message. You'll then have the opportunity to add a comment. If you are expecting attachments and need to read before you approve or deny the message, open the message to read before doing so.

Note: Students will not be able to see messages until you've approved them.