Topic Overview

You can incorporate the Discussion Board into course areas, allowing students to access the tool alongside content. For example, you can add links to the Discussion Board itself or specific discussion forums to any Content Area, Learning Module, Lesson Plan, or folder.


  1. Access the area where you want to link your discussion board.
  2. Select Tools, and click Discussion Board.

    Discussion board tool in Blackboard content area

  3. Click Select a Discussion Board Forum, and select the forum you want.
    select forum button

  4. Click Next.
  5. Enter your setting and click Submit.