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Tips for Writing Good Discussion Comments in Blackboard

Getting Your Classmates to Respond to You

When using Blackboard’s online discussion tool, have you ever thought to yourself, “Nobody responds to me!  How do I post successfully? How do I get my classmates to read my posts?” If so, the following suggestions may help.

General Guidelines for Online Discussion

Source: Funaro, G. N.  Montell. F. (1999). Pedagogical roles and implementation guidelines for online communication tools” ALN Magazine 3 (2).