How do I add a discussion forum into OnCourse?

Step-by-step guide

Adding a Page

  1. Access the course the Page belongs in and turn on editing.

  2. To turn editing on, locate the green gear icon on the right hand side of the page. From the drop-down menu select Turn editing on.    

    Click on the drop-down menu to the right of the gear icon and click on Turn editing on

  3. Locate the section to add the Page to and press the “Add and activity or resource” link.

  4. Choose Page from the options and press Add.


Complete the following fields:

  1. In the Name field, enter a title for the page (required). The name you enter will display as a link on your course page.

  2. In the Content field enter the items for the page and format them as needed.
  3. Save the changes.

Edit an Existing Page

  1. Open the Page you would like to edit
  2. From the green gear in the top right-hand corner choose Edit settings
  3. Edit the page and save


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