Encourage students to answer their classmates' questions first
Step 1: Click on the "Manage Class" button:
Step 2: Click on the "Customize Q&A" tab:
Step 3: Click "Enable" next to "Timer delays":
Step 4: A green timer icon will appear to the right of the post title when a timer delay is enabled and will turn red when it's due for an answer:
When a timer is enabled, students will see a message that says "Instructors are encouraging students to attempt to answer this question" within the student answer box.