With the latest required update applied on AWC Blackboard , in the discussion board, the students names are no longer obviously list on the left bar . Following a quick tutorial on grading a discussion board
From the course left menu click Discussion Board
On the Discussion Board click the chevron drop down and select grade
On the Grade Discussion Forum page., click Grade next to the student’s name
After reading the student posts, you can enter the grade on the left side , you can enter any feedback – Note:You can navigate to other submissions by clicking the gray box under the student name. (This is a significant change due to the required update).