A single simple discussion - A single discussion topic which everyone can reply to (cannot be used with separate groups)
Each person posts one discussion - Each student can post exactly one new discussion topic, which everyone can then reply to
Q and A forum - Students must first post their perspectives before viewing other students' posts
Standard forum displayed in a blog-like format - An open forum where anyone can start a new discussion at any time, and in which discussion topics are displayed on one page with "Discuss this topic" links
Standard forum for general use - An open forum where anyone can start a new discussion at any time
NOTE: You may also view the forum types by editing the settings of the forum and viewing the “general” settings. Select the “?” (Circled in blue on screenshot below).