Webboard is a web-based discussion
and chat forum used in some of UMass Lowell's online courses.
The discussion forum allows students and instructor to post
messages at any time for everyone in the class to read and
respond to. The Webboard chat provides real-time synchronous
Note: Not all of UMass Lowell's instructors use Webboard as their
discussion and/or chat tool. Most online instructors use the chat and
discussion tools available within the Blackboard online course system.