Replying to Discussion Board Threads (Students)


Do you need to reply to a classmate's thread on the course Discussion Board but aren't sure how? Follow the steps below to create a reply.


Blackboard (Students)


  1. Log into Blackboard at using your USJ username and password.
  2. Select the arrow next to your name in the upper-right corner. In the menu, click on the course title located under the course tab.
  3. Once in the course, you will see a Discussions tab on the left side of the page
  4. Click the Discussions link.
  5. Once you’ve accessed a forum and have entered the Thread, you can reply to anyone who has posted to that thread.
  6. To reply to a post, click the post to which you want to reply. It will open in the lower part of the page. Click Reply to open the Reply to Post page.
  7. Enter a new subject, or leave unchanged.
  8. Then enter your reply in the message area.
  9. Include attachments if allowed and desired.
  10. Click Submit. 


Once a thread has been posted under the "forum", or topic of discussion, students are able to create replies. Replying to a discussion thread created by another student allows for communication on a particular topic. 


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