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How to Delete Threads in the Discussion Board

Issue Date: 06-30-2017

When Discussion Boards are copied from course to course the threads from the previous course are also copied. To delete unwanted threads do the following:

Step 1:

Turn edit mode ON.

Delete Thread 1

Step 2:

Go to your Discussion Board area.

Delete Thread 2

Step 3:

Find a forum that has posts. Click on the name of the forum to open.

Delete Thread 3

Step 4:

Click the top left checkbox to select all of the threads. (Optional: Uncheck any messages you would like to keep).

Click Delete to remove the student's posts.

Delete Thread 4

Step 5:

Click OK to confirm.

Delete Thread 5

Tags: Course Tools: Discussion Board

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