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: https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Discussions/Manage

In addition, there is an alternative discussion board available called Piazza
Access this link to learn how to add it to Blackboard: https://piazza.com/blackboard-easy-setup
For more information: https://piazza.com/professors 

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