Click add assignment (A) on your section home page, and select discussion board assignment (B) from the list.
Enter a name for the discussion board (A), and the discussion topic (B), and then move on to basic settings.
Decide how much the assignment is worth (C), and whether you want to make it available to your students now or later (D). (Now means once you’re finished creating the assignment.) If you choose later, enter the date and time you want it to become available.
Next, set the discussion board due date and time (E), and then click next: review & assign (F).
To share this assignment with a colleague, click add colleague (A) and find the colleague you want to share with. Once you find and add your colleague, choose what assignment policies your colleague will be able to change.
You can attach files for your students to reference before starting their assignments. Click choose file… (B) and select the file you want to attach. There is no limit to the number of files you can attach.
Lastly, review the assignment policies you’ve set. If you want to make any changes, click previous: set up assignment (C). Click assign (D) when you’re finished reviewing.