Class conversations are similar to Discussions, but are tied to a specific item in the content area.
You can choose to activate a class discussion during or after content creation. For example activating these online content conversations as a response to student comments in class to allow a wider discussion on course materials.
- Where can I enable Class Conversations?
- Set Up a Class Conversation
- Access the Class Conversation
- Taking Part in the Class Conversation
You can enable conversations for these content items:
- Group assignments
- Group tests
- Offline submissions
- Links to teaching tool
Click on the item and go to the settings icon in the top right.
Simply check the box to allow conversations to take place. Click Save.
The conversation icon will appear next to the materials.
You can access the conversation either using the item menu
or the Conversation Icon in the item
The blue dot in the conversation icon denotes new posts.
All staff and students with access to the item can take part in the conversation. Users can type and format their questions and comments in the Blackboard Text Editor.
Users can reply to posts or create a new thread of discussion.
Page last updated on September 1, 2023 by Peter Moll