Topic Overview

Locking Discussion Boards allows students to read the discussion forums, but not to post discussions.


  1. Click on the Discussion tab under Tools.
  2. Enter the discussion forum you wish to lock.
  3. Make sure the List View option is selected.

    list view button

  4. Check thread boxes to the lock the threads.
  5. Click Thread Actions, and select Lock.

    thread actions menu with lock selected

  6. The Status under the discussion board should now be Locked.

    thread status indicator