topic thread

topic thread

[Usenet, GEnie, CompuServe] A more or less continuous chain of postings on a single topic. To "follow a thread" is to read a series of Usenet postings sharing a common subject or (more correctly) which are connected by Reference headers. The better newsreaders can present news in thread order automatically.
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The topic thread had been read over 13,000 times yesterday.
She presents information in the wrong paragraph or several paragraphs too late: material that should come at the beginning of a topic thread comes in the middle or the end.
Reading a specific topic thread is possible without having to open messages on other topics, no matter when the topic thread messages were posted.
This will help create a topic thread that users can then carry into a traditional chat environment.
Although these types of conversations can occur without the aid of an online discussion forum, use of the forums certainly facilitated the process by providing a much wider variety of topic threads for students to work with, far more than would have been possible utilizing only in-class discussion.
The Lively Lunches were lively and the Beastly Breakfast, which was structured around the topic threads this year, did occur at a beastly hour in the morning.
Examples of personal configuration options include: notification of the creation of new discussion topics being formed in one's favorite areas, subscription to topic threads, hiding topics and conversation areas where one has little interest, and much more.
Topic threads that run through several different papers can be explored via the ENCODE microsite page at Nature.
SP List Discussion End users can easily create new topic threads for discussion on bulletin boards, and choose public or private discussion modes for each topic, which SharePoint out-of-the-box Discussion Board list doesn't provide.
Discussions can be associated with any learning resource and can contain up 16 categories, multiple folders, and unlimited topic threads.
TOPIC THREADS -- Because the backstory is frequently as important as the story itself, Newser created tools that allow its editors and, very soon, readers to develop threads of stories around topics of interest to them.