What is a thread on blackboard?

A thread is a conversation within a forum that includes the initial post and all replies to it.

How do I start a discussion board on Blackboard?

Open the Discussion Board
  1. Find the discussion board in two places: On the course menu, select Discussions. On the course menu, select Tools and then Discussion Board.
  2. The main Discussion Board page appears with a list of available discussion forums. On this page, you can perform these actions:

How do you make a discussion board?

What is the difference between a forum and a thread in Blackboard?

A forum is an area of the discussion board where participants discuss a topic or a group of related topics. Within each forum, students can create multiple threads. A thread includes the initial post and all replies to it.