You may receive an invitation to join Ed Discussion Board via an announcement posted in your Learn.UQ course or via an announcement from Ed Discussion Board.

  1. In your Learn.UQ course go to the course menu panel and click on the Ed Discussion Board link.

Learn.UQ Blackboard course menu. Ed Discussion Board label highlighted.

  1. If you receive an invitation via your UQ student email address from Ed Discussion, click on the View announcement button to access the discussion board.

Ed Discussion Board email, View Announcement link highlighted.

  1. Click the Log in with SSO button.

Log in with SSO.

  1. Log in with your UQ ID and password and click on the Join course button. ONLY UQ student email address should be used.

After you have followed the process once, you will be automatically directed to your EdStem account and see a page that includes:

  1. Course area: all courses that you are enrolled in and that use Ed Discussion Board will be listed here.
  2. Categories and subcategories area for discussions.
  3. Threads area: thread is a group of messages with the initial message and responses. All threads in a category/subcategory will be displayed here.
  4. Content area: where you can create content by clicking on the New Thread button.