Creating Journal Entries

Purpose Statement
This work instruction provides detailed instructions on how to create a journal entry. This work instruction assumes that the user is logged in to Blackboard, inside of an active course, and ready to submit an assignment.

  1. Click the link for the journal.

    • Journals can be identified by the icon to the left of the link. This icon is a notebook with a capital J on the cover.
    • If the link to Journal does not exist within the week, click the Journals link in the left-hand navigation pane or access Journals from the Tools link in the left-hand navigation pane.

    The Create Journal Entry page displays.

  2. In the Title field, enter a title for the journal.

  3. In the Entry Message text area, enter or copy-and-paste your journal entry.

    IMPORTANT NOTE: If desired, files can be attached to the journal entry by clicking the Browse My Computer button in the Journal Entry Files section.

  4. Click the Post Entry button. The journal is successfully submitted for grading.