A basic understanding of the organizational structure of Blackboard will help you use discussions easily and efficiently. Be aware of whether you are working at the thread or forum level as you navigate through your discussion board. Also, don't forget that you may not be seeing all of the threads in your forum if Blackboard has divided it into multiple pages.
Self test. Check your learning by taking the self-test (click on the Test Yourself link) and completing the drag-and-drop activity (click the DragNDrop Activity link to access).