Blackboard<br />Discussion Boards<br />
Adding a Discussion<br />Click <br />Control Panel<br />
Inside the Control Panel<br />Click <br />Discussion Board<br />
Adding a Forum <br />Click <br />Course name<br />
Adding a Forum<br />Click <br />Add Forum<br />
Adding a Forum<br />Add a Forum name and description<br />
Selecting Options<br />Select Options<br />This option allows students to post new threads on the discussion boards<br />
Automatic Grade Center Entry<br />Clicking “Grade Forum” and adding points in this box will create an entry in the Grade C...
Adding a Thread<br />Click the link to access the forum<br />
Adding a Thread<br />Name of the Forum<br />Click +Thread <br />
Adding a Thread<br />Include the Subject of the thread<br />Type the post here<br />Submit<br />
Viewing Discussions	<br />Click on the thread<br />
Instructor Tools<br />Click to Reply to a post<br />Posts can be modified or removed by instructors<br />
Student View<br />Students click Reply to respond to a post<br />
Instructor Options<br />The Forum can be modified or managed at any time<br />Click Manage<br />
Select Discussion Participants<br />Choose user roles and participation rights<br />
Grade Center Entry	<br />All forums or threads can be included in the Grade Center by including a grade value during the i...
Grading a Forum<br />Enter the Discussion board from the Control Panel or the menu area<br />
Grading a Forum<br />Click course<br />
Grading a Forum<br />Click Grade Icon<br />
Grading a Forum<br />Click Grade<br />
Grading a Forum<br />1. Use the drop down menu to display selected students<br />3. Add Grade and click Submit<br />2. Pos...
Grading a Forum<br />Grade can be modified or click OK<br />
Viewing a Grade<br />Grade Appears in record<br />
From the Grade Center<br />*<br />From the Control Panel, Instructors can access the Grade Center to view or edit any grad...
Editing or Adding Comments<br />From the Grade Center click on any grade to add comments or to modify a grade.<br />For mo...
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Discussion Boards

  1. 1. Blackboard<br />Discussion Boards<br />
  2. 2. Adding a Discussion<br />Click <br />Control Panel<br />
  3. 3. Inside the Control Panel<br />Click <br />Discussion Board<br />
  4. 4. Adding a Forum <br />Click <br />Course name<br />
  5. 5. Adding a Forum<br />Click <br />Add Forum<br />
  6. 6. Adding a Forum<br />Add a Forum name and description<br />
  7. 7. Selecting Options<br />Select Options<br />This option allows students to post new threads on the discussion boards<br />
  8. 8. Automatic Grade Center Entry<br />Clicking “Grade Forum” and adding points in this box will create an entry in the Grade Center<br />Click Submit<br />
  9. 9. Adding a Thread<br />Click the link to access the forum<br />
  10. 10. Adding a Thread<br />Name of the Forum<br />Click +Thread <br />
  11. 11. Adding a Thread<br />Include the Subject of the thread<br />Type the post here<br />Submit<br />
  12. 12. Viewing Discussions <br />Click on the thread<br />
  13. 13. Instructor Tools<br />Click to Reply to a post<br />Posts can be modified or removed by instructors<br />
  14. 14. Student View<br />Students click Reply to respond to a post<br />
  15. 15. Instructor Options<br />The Forum can be modified or managed at any time<br />Click Manage<br />
  16. 16. Select Discussion Participants<br />Choose user roles and participation rights<br />
  17. 17. Grade Center Entry <br />All forums or threads can be included in the Grade Center by including a grade value during the initial thread creation (see slide 8).<br />
  18. 18. Grading a Forum<br />Enter the Discussion board from the Control Panel or the menu area<br />
  19. 19. Grading a Forum<br />Click course<br />
  20. 20. Grading a Forum<br />Click Grade Icon<br />
  21. 21. Grading a Forum<br />Click Grade<br />
  22. 22. Grading a Forum<br />1. Use the drop down menu to display selected students<br />3. Add Grade and click Submit<br />2. Posts appear in this area<br />
  23. 23. Grading a Forum<br />Grade can be modified or click OK<br />
  24. 24. Viewing a Grade<br />Grade Appears in record<br />
  25. 25. From the Grade Center<br />*<br />From the Control Panel, Instructors can access the Grade Center to view or edit any grades.<br />*Click on the student’s user name to send the student an email<br />
  26. 26. Editing or Adding Comments<br />From the Grade Center click on any grade to add comments or to modify a grade.<br />For more information contact Lisa Hawkins at hawkinsl@cua.edu<br />

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