Creating a Discussion Topic
Discussion Topics can be added to your Event Outline. Discussions allow learners to post comments related to the Event which can be seen by other Learners registered to the Event.
To add a Discussion Topics, first navigate to your Event by either selecting it from the Event List or by using the search function.
Once you have located the Event, select the Outline tab and then select to add a new piece of LMS content.
Select "Add Discussion Topic". You can now set a title for your Discussion Topic which will be show to Learners alongside the instructions.
By default, Learners must add a comment to the discussion topic in order to pass the course. Like other pieces of LMS content, this can be set to optional.
Reporting on Discussion topics
The reporting engine can be used to review the comments that have been made on an event.
From the Reporting engine, select to create a new "LMS Discussion Comment" report.
Key fields that can be added to this report include:
|Comment||The text entered by the Learner|
|Created At||When the comment was posted|
|Deleted At||If the comment has been removed by an administrator, this will indicate when the comment was removed.|
|Contact -> Name||The student that posted the comment.|
|Resource-> Event -> Title||The name of the event that the Student interacted with.|
Comments can be deleted individually while viewing the topic in preview mode from the LMS.
As an Administrator, you can remove any comments that have been posted. Log into the TMS and navigate to the Event. Preview the LMS content and navigate to the discussion.