The discussion board tool is used for sharing thoughts and ideas with other individuals in your course. This tool can be accessed through the Discussion Board left navigation menu link, or within the Course Content menu link, which may contain learning modules, folders, or lesson plans.

  • Create/Reply to Discussion Forums

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    This tutorial will discuss how to create a new thread inside of a forum and how to reply to another individual's thread. Note: By default you cannot edit or delete your threads/post, so make them count! Your instructor may or may not provide these options for you. If you have these options available, they will fall next to the Reply button.

    Open the Create/Reply Discussion Board video tutorial or the Create/Reply Discussion Board text tutorial to learn more.

  • Paste to Blackboard from Microsoft Word

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    This tutorial will discuss how to copy content from Microsoft Word and paste to Blackboard. Please note you may have to use the keyboard functions to Cut, Copy, and Paste (Mac and PC).

    Open the Paste to Blackboard from Microsoft Word web tutorial to learn more.

  • Search and Collect Discussion Posts

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    This tutorial will discuss how to search for a specific post or how to collect all posts in a forum on one page.

    Open the Search and Collect Posts text tutorial to learn more.

  • Display Discussion Threads

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    This tutorial will discuss how to filter threads by Show All, Published Only, Hidden Only, or Drafts Only.

    Open the Display Threads text tutorial to learn more.

  • Subscribe to Discussion Forums

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    This tutorial will discuss how to filter threads by Show All, Published Only, Hidden Only, or Drafts Only.

    Open the Subscribe to Forums web tutorial to learn more.

  • View Submitted Threads in My Grades

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    This tutorial will discuss how to view your submitted discussion threads, grades, and/or feedback in the My Grades section of the course.

    Open the View Submitted Threads in My Grades web tutorial to learn more.