Journals may be private, public, or simply between the student
A Journal is self-reflective tool for students. Only the student
and the instructor are able to comment on Journal entries. However,
Journals can be made public by the instructor so all enrolled users
can read all entries.
Group Journal entries can be read by all group members and the
instructor. There are two ways to create a Journal. You can use the
Add Interactive Tool drop-down menu in a content area or use the
control panel method described below.
- Journal Entries: Text, images, links, multimedia,
Mashups, and attachments posted by individual students.
- Comments: Remarks or responses to a Journal Entry made
by the Instructor. The student can also add a Comment to his or her
- Open a Journal.
- Click Comment for the appropriate entry.
- Type a comment in the Comment field.
- Click Add.
Instructors can edit basic properties of the journal or delete
their own journals.