A general overview of the new collaboration tools available in Blackboard.

Blogs are a great way to have students share their ideas with their classmates. Learn how to create a blog in your course with this video.

Learn how students can add a blog entry to your course.

See how you can view a student blog posting.

Journals are designed to be a two-way communication between students and instructors. While they can be made viewable to other students, they are intended to be private.

Learn how your students can add their journal entries.

Wikis are a shared document among students that anyone can edit or modify by default. These are great for group papers and assignments.

See how your students can add a wiki page of their own to share ideas.

Discussion forums are designed for the instructor to post a question to the students to develop a conversation. These are great for forums where students can ask questions to one another.