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Discussion Board: Creating, Copying, and Editing Forums in Blackboard Learn

Article ID: 310
Last updated: 22 Mar, 2016

This handout is designed to assist you in creating, copying, and editing discussion board forums. 
QUICK STEPS: Creating Discussion Board Forums
 
1.     Access the Discussion Board by clicking on Discussion Board on the Control Panel.
2.     Click on the Discussion Board thread.
3.     Click Create Forum
4.     Enter a Name.  Users click this name to access the forum.
5.     Enter an optional Description.  It will appear below the forum name.
6.     Select Forum Availability.
7.     Select Forum Settings.
8.     Click Submit.
To watch a video on how to Create a Discussion Board Forum, Click here.
 
QUICK STEPS: Copying Discussion Board Forums
 
1.     Click the double drop-down arrows beside the forum and select Copy.
2.     On the Copy Forum page, enter a Name.
3.     Select what to copy:  Entire forum or Forum settings only.
4.     Select the Location.
5.     Click Submit.
 
QUICK STEPS: Editing Discussion Board Forums
 
1.     Click the double drop-down arrows beside the forum and select Edit.
2.     On the Edit Forum page, edit forum Name and Description.
3.     Edit the Forum Availability.
4.     Edit Forum Settings.
5.     Click Submit.


Training material provided by the Interactive Teaching & Technology Center, Arkansas State University, AR 72467. For further information you may contact ittclab@astate.edu, 870-972-2334 or come by and visit us at http://www.astate.edu/ittc or Library, Suite 301. Information for the ITTCSMARTGuide provided in part by http://www.blackboard.com.


Article ID: 310
Last updated: 22 Mar, 2016
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