View this infographic within Piktochart Download a PDF version Advance HE: Fostering participatory engagement within discussion boards for online students in HE Author: Rachel Heyes Which Discussion Board tool do you want to use? Blackboard Discussion BoardsFind out how to get the most out of Blackboard’s built-in discussion board tool. PiazzaPiazza follows a community-built wiki approach, where students collaborate on answers to create a single response to any question. VoiceThreadVoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slideshow that can include text, images, documents, audio and video. Using Teams as a Discussion BoardTeams has a multitude of features to encourage and enhance collaboration. PadletPadlet is a web app that allows users to post ‘notes’ on a digital wall that can include images, links and videos – it’s a visually stimulating collaborative tool. NearpodNearpod helps educators create interactive presentations that can contain quizzes, polls, videos, collaborate boards, and more.