Setting Restrictions for Discussions

D2L offers instructors several options to limit viewing or posting access to Discussion Forums and Topics. The following provides an overview and some visual comparisons. For more information, please see

To modify the visibility/ availability of a Discussion Forum, click on the Restrictions tab.
NOTE: All restrictions that are applied to a Discussion Forum will be applied to all Discussion Topics within that Forum.

Alternatively, you may choose to set restrictions for individual Topics:

Topic Restriction OptionInstructor ViewStudent View

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