Communication & Social Engagement
Discussions - Deactivate post activity – 3900.60
Blackboard Learn SaaS
Ultra Experience, Original Experience
Impact: All users
Before this release, the only way to prevent posts in a discussion was by defining a due date. Instructors now have a checkbox option in the Discussion Settings panel. When checked, participants cannot edit or delete posts in a discussion.
Image 1. Instructor view - Deactivate Post Activity in the Discussion Settings panel
Image 2. Student view – Discussion view after the instructor has elected to prevent editing
For administrators: This feature is available for all Ultra courses. There are no configurations needed at the administrator level.