Moderate a topic

From Sakai Help

A moderated discussion allows the instructor to review and approve a discussion posting before the participants may view the post. When a discussion is moderated, each message submitted by a participant must be reviewed and approved before other participants may read them.

Go to Forums

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Select the Forums tool from Tool Menu in your site.

Click Topic Settings

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Click Topic Settings to moderate a particular Topic.

Check the box next to Moderate Topic

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Select the Moderate Topic option in the settings and then scroll down and click Save.

View moderated topic in forums list

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Moderated topics will have the text (Moderated) shown next to the title of the topic.

View Pending Messages

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All messages pending approval will display Pending highlighted in green next to the message.

Click on the title of the message to view it.

Click Moderate

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Approve or Deny pending posts

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Click either Deny or Approve to moderate the message. Approved messages will be visible to the rest of the site participants. Denied messages remain visible to the instructor only.


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