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How do I add a new Topic to an existing Forum?

instructors can add multiple Topics to a Forum.

Note: A Topic is the idea, question or concept you want the students to discuss.

Go to Forums.

Go to Forums.

On an existing Forum, click New Topic.

On an existing Forum, click New Topic.

This displays the Topic Settings page.

Enter a title for the new Topic. Add a short description and a long description if needed.

Enter a title for the new Topic. Add a short description and a long description if needed.

The Topic title is required.  The short description is displayed below the Topic title.  The long description is displayed under a View Long Description button.

Click Save.

Click Save.

Note: All of the settings made in the Forum will automatically flow down to this Topic.

Example of adding a new Topic to a Forum.

Example of adding a new Topic to a Forum.

Note: By default, new Topics are displayed at the top of the list of Forum Topics. You may want to re-organize the topic listings (See How do I re-order forums or topics?)