Status: In Research
Blogs are not yet available in Ultra Course View, but they are planned for future development.
Alternatives - Try YellowDig as an alternative tool for students to share content and comment on each others' posts, or an external blogging service like WordPress.
A Blog is a personal online journal that is frequently updated and intended for general public consumption. In Blackboard, only enrolled users can view and author Blogs. Blogs encourage students to clearly express their ideas and addresses the need to expand various aspects of social learning. Blogs are an effective way to gain insight into students' activities and provide a way to share the knowledge and materials collected.
In Blackboard, Blogs consist of two elements:
A faculty member can choose to allow students to participate in Blogs in three ways:
The faculty member can edit and delete entries in any of the three Blog types and delete user comments.
To create a new Blog: From the Control Panel click Course Tools, click Blog, then click Create Blog in the adjacent content frame.