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Blackboard for Students - Interact with Others in Your Courses

Blackboard has multiple ways to interact with others in a course.


Interaction with others is an essential part of learning. Students can interact with peers, groups, instructors, and teaching assistants in their courses using a variety of methods and tools. See the Related resources links for information about the available Blackboard options. 

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Intended Audience

  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff

Using this solution


24/7/365 [*Standard outages]


University-funded: no charge.


Must be enrolled in any Blackboard course or organization.

Related resources

  • Email - select recipient, create and send email
  • Groups - find your groups, self-enroll in groups, use group tools, exchange files
  • Journals - find journals, the journal topic page, create a journal entry, comment, edit, and view journal entries
  • Messages -  if available in your course, find course messages, send a message, message alerts, and notifications
  • Blackboard Collaborate Ultra - a web conferencing application available in Blackboard
  • Blogs find blogs, the blog topic page, create a blog entry, comment, edit, and view blog
  • Discussion Board Forums - open the discussion board, view posts, create replies, start a thread, edit, and delete posts
  • NDSU VoiceThread - collaborate, present, and discuss

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Owner:Lori S.Group:IT Knowledge Base
Created:2022-01-21 07:28 CSTUpdated:2022-09-27 15:41 CST
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