Why use Forums? Home › Forums › Example Course Forum › Why use Forums? This topic has 0 replies, 1 voice, and was last updated 6 years, 9 months ago by Josh Spurlock, MA, LPC, CST. Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) Author Posts December 16, 2016 at 9:32 pm #263 Josh Spurlock, MA, LPC, CSTMember While certainly not required for your learning program, forums do offer a great way to encourage learners to interact with one another and with the course content. The most successful online courses have a sense of community. Author Posts Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) The forum ‘Example Course Forum’ is closed to new topics and replies.