How does the Discussion Board work?

This lesson will show students how to use the Discussion Board feature on Blackboard.

Under the "My Courses" Tab on your home page, click the course you would like to view.

Under the "My Courses" Tab on your home page, click the course you would like to view.

Choose "Discussion Board" from the left hand navigation.

Choose "Discussion Board" from the left hand navigation.

Click on the Forum in which you would like to have a discussion.

Click on the Forum in which you would like to have a discussion.

If you would like to begin a new discussion in the forum, click "create thread."

If you would like to begin a new discussion in the forum, click "create thread."

If you would like to join in on an existing discussion, click on a link under "thread."

If you would like to join in on an existing discussion, click on a link under "thread."

Click "reply" to join the discussion by adding your comment.

Click "reply" to join the discussion by adding your comment.

If you would like to print numerous posts in one format, click the check box next to the post you would like to print and click "collection."

If you would like to print numerous posts in one format, click the check box next to the post you would like to print and click "collection."

The "collection" tab will allow you to sort and print your posts in one area.

After viewing your collection, click "print preview" to see your posts in printed format. Click print to print your work.

After viewing your collection, click "print preview" to see your posts in printed format. Click print to print your work.

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