You can create new discussions using the Canvas Student app.
The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.
Note: Creating a discussion is a course permission. If you cannot create a new discussion, this feature has been disabled in your course.
On the Dashboard, tap the name of the course you'd like to view.
Create a title for your discussion in the Title field . Enter the details of your discussion in the Description field . To format your description, add links, or upload an image, use the Rich Context Editor .
If you want to allow your discussion to be a threaded discussion, tap the Allow threaded replies toggle button . You can also add an attachment to your discussion with the Attachment icon . When you are finished, tap the Done link .