LEO: How Do I - Approve Discussion Messages

LEO: How Do I - Approve Discussion Messages

The following steps will guide you through how to approve discussion messages.

If a topic requires message approval, posted messages only appear to users with permission to approve messages. You must manually approve these messages to make them visible to all users. When a user with permission to approve messages posts in a topic; their message displays automatically without requiring approval.

Set Approval Option:

Step 1

From the Course Home page, click on Discussions in the navigation bar.

Step 2

Click on the context menu of the discussion forum or topic and click Edit Topic.

Step 3

On the Edit Topic Details page, under Options, select the box next to A moderator must approve individual posts before they display in the topic.

Step 4

Click Save and Close.

Approve a new message:

Step 1

From the Course Home page, click on Discussions in the navigation bar.

Step 2

To approve threads, do the following:

Click on the Drop Down box next to the topic. Then navigate to Approve All Threads. This will approve threads within the topic, but not the posts within the threads.

 

To approve all posts within a thread, do the following:

Click on the topic you wish to approve posts in.

Click on the context box next to the thread you want to approve messages in and select Approve All Replies in Thread from the drop down menu.

To approve a specific reply within a thread do the following:

Click on the thread you want to approve replies in.

Click on the context button next to the reply you want to approve and select Approve Post from the drop down menu.