Responding to Discussion Board Posts

This guide will demonstrate how to access and respond to discussion board posts in Blackboard Learn Ultra Course View

Accessing Discussion Board Posts

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To access your course discussion board, click on the Discussions link in the navigation banner at the top of the page.

Viewing Course Forums

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Discussions are arranged in forum folders with threads contained in each forum folder.

To access a discussion thread:

  1. Click on the forum folder to expand threads contained in the folder
  2. click on the thread you wish to view.

Responding to a Thread

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  1. Discussion Topic: You can read the discussion topic at the top of the page.
  2. Type a response: Enter your response into the text box.
  3. Respond: Click the Respond button to submit your response.

Replying to a Response

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To reply to another student's post, locate the post you want to respond to and click the Reply link below the post

Typing a Reply

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  1. Enter a response to the student in the textbox that appears on screen.
  2. Click the Reply button to submit your response.