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Writing a discussion board post


Learn how to start a thread and write a post on an online discussion board by exploring some tips and activities.

Start and name a thread

When starting a new discussion, the first step is to name your thread. These tips will help you title threads effectively:

  • include keywords or only the most important information
  • keep thread titles short
  • add information like the unit number or unit name to make it easy for others to find your thread.

Interactive activity

Choose the most suitable title for a discussion thread in the activity below.

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