How to Create a Student Lounge on your Blackboard Discussion Board


Blackboard's discussion forums can be used for asynchronous discussion and assessment. In addition to this, the Discussion Forum can also be a good asynchronous place for interactive FAQ's, and for students to collaborate and share articles, resources in a centralized location allowing the instructor to participate and assist as needed. This article demonstrates for Instructors how to create a Discussion Forum for these purposes - as a both a 'Student Lounge" and as a "Ask your Instructor" forum, as well to provide guidance on how to check these forums and participate.  



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The tutorial for setting up a Student Lounge in Blackboard Discussion forum can be found in the below YouTube Video: 


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