When configuring a community template, administrators can create and edit default topics for the community template.
A community template contains default content, including a banner, an HTML widget, topics, and postings. A community template is created in order to be used with a cohort learning object (LO), and when a cohort LO is created using a community template, a cohort community is created with all of the default content from the community template. This enables administrators to quickly create new cohort communities for each new cohort, allowing each cohort to have their own unique experience.
To create a default topic within a community template, click thebutton on the administrator view of the community template.
To create a default subtopic within a topic, on the Topic Details page, select Manage Topic drop-down menu.from the
To edit a default topic, on the Topic Details page, select Manage Topic drop-down menu.from the
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Enter the following information for the topic:
- Title - Enter a title for the topic, up to 70 characters. This title will appear at the top of the topic.
- Description - Enter the topic description up to 10,000 characters. This field includes rich text editing options. This field is optional.
Done and Cancel
After entering the appropriate information, clickto create the default topic. Or, click to cancel the topic creation.