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Blackboard Essentials for Teachers by William Rice

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Managing a forum

Now that you have created a forum and your students are posting in it, you can start managing the forum. Blackboard offers several features for this.

Collecting posts in a forum

Blackboard enables you to select individual posts in a forum, and then display just the selected posts on a single page. Let's look at a simple example.

In this forum, the instructor started a thread with a post called Where did you waste water today? Then, two students responded as shown in the following screenshot:

Collecting posts in a forum

Suppose that we want to see the students' posts collected on one page. First, we select these posts by clicking on the checkbox next to them: ...

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