what is a discussion
Middle English discussioun from Late Latin discussio
What is Discussion Forum and Threaded Discussion?
A Discussion Forum gives you an opportunity to participate in virtual conversations at any time and any location. Threaded discussions refer to online postings on a specific topic. In an online course, you professor may have weekly discussion assignments. Each week, there are questions for students to answer. Students are asked to post their answer on the Discussion Forum. Students can read the messages and respond to them. This group of messages with the initial message and responses is called a ‘thread’.