Class Discussion

Hold Discussions
Options How To
Blackboard’s Discussion Board is a tool for text-based, asynchronous discussions. Blackboard’s Help: directions for creating and managing discussion forums.

UVM Knowledge Base: Small group discussion can be created using Blackboard Groups

Teaching Tips:
Strategies for creating effective online discussions

Flip Grid
Flip Grid is a tool for asynchronous, video-based discussions best used for small groups. FlipGrid is part of UVM’s Microsoft 365 Office license, available to all faculty, students, and staff.
UVM Knowledge Base:
FlipGrid for Faculty
FlipGrid for Students

Teaching Tips: Ideas for using FlipGrid for teaching

Experienced users of Teams can schedule live video-conferences with students. (No direct support is available for live sessions, so this isn’t recommended for inexperienced Teams users.)
UVM Knowledge Base:

For Faculty: Getting started with Teams

Instructions to share with students for accessing teams. 

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