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How do I create an Ed Discussion for my course?


5.0 - Updated on 2022-10-13 by Sara Viray

4.0 - Updated on 2022-04-13 by Seyon Wind

3.0 - Updated on 2021-11-01 by Seyon Wind

2.0 - Updated on 2021-11-01 by Seyon Wind

1.0 - Authored on 2021-01-15 by Miles Lincoln

Please follow the steps below to create an Ed Discussion course linked to your bCourses site.

Add Ed Discussion to the bCourses Course Navigation

  1. Go to the bCourses site where you want to create an Ed Discussion course.
  2. Select the Settings link in the Course Navigation.
    Course Navigation Settings link
  3. Select the Navigation tab.
    Page Navigation tab
  4. Scroll down and select the three dot (⋮) Options icon next to "Ed Discussion."
  5. From the popup menu, select Enable. Alternatively, you can drag and drop the Ed Discussion link above the hidden items section.
    Options icon and Enable button
  6. Select Save.
    Save button

Launch Ed Discussion and Activate the Course

  1. The Ed Discussion link will now appear in the course navigation. Select the Ed Discussion link.
    Course Navigation with Ed Discussion link highlighted.
  2. In the new browser window, select Activate Course to give students in your bCourses site access to the Ed Discussion course.
    Ed Discussion General Settings page with Activate Course button highlighted.
  3. Students can now access the Ed Discussion course from the bCourses navigation, direct links to the Ed Discussion course, or from their Ed Discussion dashboard.