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Posting a Message in MyCCRI

The Message Board can be used in MyCCRI to disseminate information or carry on a discussion. The message board is divided into topics, messages and replies. Topics initiate discussions. When class participants respond directly to a topic, they create a message. When they respond to a message, they post a reply that becomes "threaded" to the message.

If the intent is to facilitate a discussion, the faculty member should first create a topic and then post a message to start the "thread." Students will then reply to this message and all their answers will be grouped or "threaded" together.

Posting messages to the message board in MyCCRI:
Instructions and Screenshots
Step 1

Click on the link to the topic from the topic list to open the topic.

Graphic demonstrating opening a topic from the Topic List
Step 2

To start a thread under the Topic, click on the link to Post a message.

graphic demonstrating the "Post a Message" link on the Message Board
Step 3

Type in a Subject.

Type in the message and then click on the grey Post button to finish.

graphic of a sample message form
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Last Updated: 3/20/13