Yellowdig Engage is an external discussion board that is integrated into Blackboard. It provides a different look and feel, as well as a different perspective on discussions. For more information, visit Yellowdig.com.
Yellowdig Engage – Using Yellowdig (PDF) – basic instructions for creating posts and making comments
Yellowdig Engage-Settings (PDF) – including setting an image/avatar, and notifications
Setting a password for external use – Please note that you MUST initially launch Yellowdig Engage from within your Blackboard course in order to create an account and gain access to the course-related discussion board.
Access Yellowdig Engage from a browser
How to Set up Yellowdig Engage in your Blackboard Course (PDF)
How to Configure your Yellowdig Engage Board (PDF)
Configuring Participation Points
- Points System Page – Participation Settings
- Advanced Point Configuration
- Freeform Points
- Revoking and Giving Bonus Points
How to Configure Participation Points
Instructor Certification Course (offered by Yellowdig)
Note: You must be an Instructor or Teaching Assistant in a course to setup Yellowdig Engage. All other Blackboard roles (including Course Builder) will pass through as students.
Troubleshooting – Launch from LMS Difficulties