Blogs or Discussion Boards: Which option is right for your online course?

BlackBoard_ManagingBlogs or Discussion Boards: Which is right for your online course?  Blogs and discussion boards both offer the potential for effective classroom communication; however, these tools are not completely interchangeable and there are differences that are important to note.  By becoming familiar with the assets and limitations of both of these learning tools, you can make an informed decision about which tool is most appropriate for the classroom experience you are creating for your students.