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.
In the Courses tab, tap the name of the course you'd like to view . Or if it is available, tap the Discussions icon .
Create a title for your discussion in the Title field . Enter the details of your discussion in the Details field . If you want to allow your discussion to be a threaded discussion, tap the Threaded toggle button . You can also add an attachment to your discussion with the Paper Clip icon . When you are finished, tap the Post link .