Blackboard (Students) - Journals: Create a Journal Entry

This document provides an overview of how to create a journal entry.

  1. Navigate to the assigned journal. Remember you may see a list of journals, or your instructor may link you right to the journal in which you are to make an entry.
  2. Click the Create Journal Entry button.
    create journal entry button
  3. Enter a title and entry message. Remember if copying a link, you will need to link the text from the toolbar. See the article Blackboard (Students) - Discussion Boards: Hyperlink Text in the Text Editor for further instructions.
  4. Use the Browse My Computer or Browse Content Collection buttons if you want to attach a file.
  5. Click the Post Entry button. (NOTE: The is an option to Save Entry as Draft, but it recommended that the content of the message also be saved in an external source such as a Word document if this option is chosen.)

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Owner:Jennifer A.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2016-05-02 14:52 CSTUpdated:2017-09-07 12:43 CST
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