Allow use of hyperlinks in discussion forum
Full rich text editing is enabled for all forum posts, including even old ones. Bold, italic, lists and quotations – all of the features instructors already used to create beautiful courses. You can even add hyperlinks and math formulas directly to the posts. You can read all about other changed here – https://eliademy.com/blog/2014/08/08/better-and-faster-forums-now-available-in-all-eliademy-courses
Yes, the possibility to add hyperlinks and pictures to the discussion forum is basic stuff.
It would be nice to have some kind of activity log or statistics of the students. How actively they have participated to the discussion, in which threads they have participated, what's the average activity, etc. That would help to use the discussion activity as a part of assessment methods and criteria and link the discussion to the tasks. To see at one glance how the student has participated to the discussion,
Agreed. Derek, do you mean within eliademy or external forum?
Derek C commented
Are you designing the forum from scratch. Why not use one of the existing open source ones?