Creating a Discussion Board Thread
This guide will demonstrate how to post a new thread to a discussion forum.
Accessing the Discussion Board
Log into your Blackboard course and click on the Discussion Board link in the course menu.
Selecting a Discussion Forum
You will now see a list of forums that have been created in the Course Discussion Board. Click on the name of the forum in which you would like to create a new thread.
Creating a New Thread, Part 1
You will now see the forum view with the name of the forum at the top of the screen. To create a new thread, click the Create Thread button at the top of the page.
Creating a New Thread, Part 2
You will now see a screen similar to the one above labeled Create Thread.
- Subject: Enter a subject for the post here.
- Message: In the textbox, type in the body of the post.
- Attach File: Click on the Browse Local Files button to attach a file to the post.
- When finished, click the Submit button.
The thread and post will now appear in the forum list.