Blackboard Collaborate

What is Blackboard Collaborate?

Blackboard Collaborate is a web conferencing and virtual classroom tool that supports real-time online discussion and collaboration.

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Key Features

  • Interactive whiteboard for commenting and sharing presentations
  • Chat function for real-time text input
  • Web tours to discuss and investigate websites
  • Polling
  • Application sharing for moderators to share an application (e.g. MS Excel) and give participants remote control
  • Breakout rooms to facilitate group work
  • Session capture: record a guest speaker, lecturette or student presentation for later viewing and evaluation
  • Set up sessions within your Blackboard course
  • Accessibility options

For On Demand training on using Blackboard Collaborate, click here.

Additional Resources for using Blackboard Collaborate

Top Ten Habits of Effective Blackboard Collaborate Moderators