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Blackboard Essentials for Teachers by William Rice

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Discussion Board

Also within the What's New area, we find Blogs, Discussion Board, and Gradebook:

Discussion Board

A course can have a blog for all of the students in a course. It can also have a blog for each group of students within the course. And, each student can have his/her individual blog. You will learn more about blogs in Chapter 5, Blogs and Wikis, and about working with groups in Chapter 8,Working with Groups.

By default, there is a discussion board for a course. Under this board, there are forums. Forums are composed of threads, which are composed of posts written by the course participants. In some Learning Management Systems, there can be multiple ...

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