Responding to Classmates in a Discussion

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this document is to walk a student through the process of responding to a classmate in a Discussion in Blackboard.

  1. The first step is to access the Discussion. Starting at the Home Page from within the course, Access the Discussion tab from the Main Course Menu. This is located on the left hand side of the screen. Click on “Discussion” Tab in order to enter.



  2. The following picture represents a view of the Discussion Area. All Discussions in a course can be seen from this view. In this example we only have one discussion.



  3. When you Mouse Over, or place your mouse, on the discussion, you can click on it to enter the actual discussion threads.



  4. In order to begin reading and responding to the threads, simply click on a thread to expand it to your view.