In Blackboard you can create a journal for students to record their reflections either as a stand alone activity or as part of an assessment.
Watch the slides below to find out how to create a journal.
You can can follow the links in the slides, and note that related how-to’s are listed below should you want to learn more.
For further advice and ideas about setting up journals, go to Blackboard journal help.
For good practice pointers, please see Teaching with technology:Blogs and Journals .
If you would like to create an activity that requires students individually or in groups to keep a publicly viewable log, consider setting up a blog instead. You could use the Blackboard blog tool, or Blogger.