Blackboard Discussion Forums - Southwestern Illinois College


    Blackboard Discussion Forums: Creating a Thread or Replying to a Thread.

    Your instructor may ask you to post messages in the Blackboard Discussion Forum.

    The Forum will be located on your Course Menu or in a Content Area.

    Course Menu example

    Content Area example

    To open the Discussion Forum, click on the link for the discussion.

    Your instructor may ask you to create a new thread or reply to an already created thread.

    To create a thread: Click on the Create Thread button

    Type a Subject name

    Type a message in the Message box

    Your instructor may ask you to attach a file. Click the Browse My Computer button and locate your file.

    Once you complete your work, you can choose Cancel, Save Draft or Submit

    To reply to an already created thread: Click on the thread title under the Thread Column.

    To reply you can click the Reply button or the Quote button.

    A subject will appear.  You can edit the subject.

    Type your message in the Message box.

    To attach a file, click the Browse My Computer button.

    When finished with your work, you can choose Cancel, Save Draft or Submit.

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