Discussions look a bit different in the mobile app. Spend a few minutes getting familiar with the new look and you'll feel right at home.
You can read course discussions, start threads, and reply to posts. Tap your own post to edit or delete.
For Original courses that you access in the app, you can share files from your device or cloud storage in discussion posts. Tap in the Reply box to reveal the keyboard and Add Files button. If you don’t see the attachment feature, your institution needs a system update.
File attachments aren't available for Ultra courses in the app at this time.
Original View Courses
Discussions are accessed from the Course Overview in the app. If you have a course menu link to the discussions tool in your Original View Course, it shows in Course Content in the app as well.
Compatible features. Features such as post first, rubrics, graded forums, and graded threads are compatible with the app. You can view posts' rich text and media in the app, but you must use the web experience to create posts with rich text and media.
Forums and threads. You can start new threads in the app. However, use the web browser view of your course to create forums.
Some Original Course View discussion features aren't in the app, but are still available in the web view of Blackboard Learn. For example, log in to Blackboard on a web browser if you want to rate posts.
Ultra View Courses
Discussions are accessed from the Course Overview in the app.
Compatible features. Features such as rubrics and graded discussions are compatible with the app. When you create a discussion and select Display on the course content page, it shows on Course Content as well as Discussions in the app.
Folders. If you used folders to organize discussions in your course, the folders are represented in the app as well.