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Piazza - Is there an alternate discussion board for use in Blackboard?

Blackboard allows instructors to create discussion boards. To create a discussion board:

  1. Hover the mouse over the circle at the top left of the left navigation bar.
  2. Click Tool Link.
  3. For Type, choose Discussion Board
  4. Give it a name.
  5. Click submit.
The newly created link will contain the discussion board. 

For more information on discussion boards and how to create threads/forums, please visit:

In addition, there is an alternative discussion board available called Piazza
Access this link to learn how to add it to Blackboard:
For more information: 

Note: This information only applies to the original course view.

Keywords:Blackboard, Learning Management System, LMS, discussion boards, messages   Doc ID:90777
Owner:Szymon M.Group:University of Illinois Chicago Technology Solutions
Created:2019-04-01 10:38 CDTUpdated:2020-08-24 14:48 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Chicago Technology Solutions
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