D2L Brightspace: Discussion Topics/Forums Not Displaying for Students


Why can't my students see discussions forums/topics in D2L?


If students report that they cannot see a Discussion Forum or Topic, sometimes this is due to Availability or Locking(Start/End Date) restrictions.

Check the display/locking statuses for each discussion topic and the forum that it lies in.

  1. Click Discussions under the Communication drop-down menu
  2. Find the Discussions topic/forum that is not displaying to students
  3. Click the drop-down arrow next to the name of that topic/forum
  4. Click Edit Topic
  5. In the Properties tab, under the Availability headingcheck to make sure this option has Forum/Topic is always visible selected
  6. Under the Locking Options headingchoose how to lock the topic/forum from student submission


Article ID: 217
Tue 2/22/22 3:33 PM
Tue 3/22/22 10:25 AM