A module blog allows all enrolled users to post blog entries and comment. This page explains how to create a module blog on Blackboard and make it accessible to your students.

Creating a Module Blog

Select the relevant module from MY MODULES in Blackboard Learn

Select Module Tools from the Control Panel

Select Blogs, then Create Blog

Enter a name for the blog and add any instructions

Select Module under Blog Participation and leave other options to their default values

Click Submit

Making Your Blog Accessible

To make your blog accessible to the students you can either add a button to the menu or add a link to a content area.

To add a menu button

Select the + button at the top left of the module menu

Select Tool Link

Enter a name for the menu button

Select Blogs from the Type drop down menu

Ensure the Available to users box is ticked

Click Submit

To add the blog to an existing content area

Select the content area from the module menu

Select Blog from the Tools drop down menu

Select Link to a Blog and select the Blog you created from the list of available Blogs

Click Next

Give the Blog a name for the content area and make it available under Options

Click Submit

More information on Blackboard Blogs can be found on the Blackboard Help pages here.