The discussion board is a collaborative tool that can be used by your tutor in a Blackboard Course. Your tutor will inform you if they intend to use the discussion board in your course. A discussion board allows for threaded conversations, these can be split into forums based on topics so that discussions can take place for a topic in its ‘own’ forum.
In a discussion forum, a user may be able to create a new thread (new post which others can reply to so you have threaded conversations); read replies; and responds to other threads in a discussion.In your Blackboard module:
Select the discussion board by selecting the discussion board link, in the image below, this is the discussion board forum ‘Global Warming’.
Threads in a forum will be listed, along with the following details:
Please note: Replies and responses to threads can be read by clicking the parent thread’s subject line.