D2L Brightspace: Tag someone in a Discussion using @Mentions

Question

What does the @Mentions feature do? How do I tag someone in a discussion? How can I get notified if someone mentions me in a discussion?

Overview

@Mentions allows you to tag others in a discussion thread or reply. When you tag someone they get a subscription alert notification with a link to the tagged thread or reply.

To use the @Mentions feature:

  1. Navigate to the Discussion Topic.
  2. Start a Thread or Reply.
  3. Enter a Subject.
  4. Click into the text box.
  5. Type the @ symbol and start typing the user's name you wish to tag.
  6. A menu of possible names will appear, click the name you wish to tag.
  7. Edit the rest of your thread or reply, then click Post.

Screen Shot of using the @ mentions tag in a discussion topic

When you mention a user they receive a subscription alert notification with a link to the tagged thread or reply.

Screen Shot of a subscription alert with a link to a discsusion post the user is mentioned in

 

Details

Article ID: 467
Created
Thu 6/16/22 2:24 PM
Modified
Fri 6/17/22 10:15 AM