Documentation:Blackboard Learn Support Resources/Creating and Using Blog

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Instructions for Blackboard Learn 9.1: Creating & Using Blogs

The blog tool allows students to create and share an online reflective diary for coursework. Follow these instructions to create a blog and edit its settings.

Click the link to the blog tool (you may have to add the tool to a content area first).

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Before students can access a blog, the instructor must first create a blog and adjust its settings to make it accessible.

Click ‘Create Blog’.

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Give the blog a name and provide instructions.

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Make the blog available to students and set any date or time restrictions that are necessary.

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Choose whether the blog will be assigned to all students individually or whether it will be a course blog and whether anonymous comments will be allowed.

Adjust the blog settings with respect to indexing and allowing users to edit or delete items.

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If the blog is to be graded, you may indicate a due date and attach or create a rubric.

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Click ‘Submit’ to save your work.

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If you have questions, please contact elearningfacilitator@tru.ca.