The solution involves changing the students' permissions for the specific forum you want to be read-only. Read through the instructions below to see how. Click this link to see the full instructions with images.
- On your course page, click the link to the forum you want to make read-only. The forum page will open.
- With the forum page open, go to the Administration block and click Permissions (not Check Permissions). The Permissions in Forum screen will open.
- In the Advanced role override drop-down menu, choose Student.
> Reply to posts
> Start new discussions
Do not change any other permissions.
Tip: You can use the filter to quickly focus the list on the permissions you want to change.
- Scroll to the bottom of the list of permissions and click Save changes.