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How do I delete a discussion in a course?

How do I delete a discussion in a course?

You can delete a discussion or graded discussion at any time.

Note: When Multiple Grading Periods are enabled in a course, graded discussions are not currently validated against closed grading periods. Deleting a graded discussion may affect the total grade for students in your course.

Open Discussions

Open Discussions

In Course Navigation, click the Discussions link. There are two ways to delete a discussion topic.

Delete from Discussions Page

Delete from Discussions Page

To delete a discussion from the index page, locate the discussion. Click the Options icon [1] and click the Delete link [2].

Delete from Individual Discussion

Delete from Individual Discussion

To delete a discussion individually, click the title of the discussion.

Delete Discussion

Delete Discussion

Click the Options icon [1], then click the Delete link [2].

Confirm Deletion

Confirm Deletion

Click the OK button.

These comments are posted to the global Canvas Community,

NOT your Canvas course.

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