Web Conferencing: Class Collaborate

Introduction to Class Collaborate Ultra

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is a web conferencing tool that allows faculty to synchronously communicate online with students anywhere in the world. Collaborate Ultra is browser-based and does not require a separate launcher application or software download. Please be advised that Collaborate Ultra is a powerful product whose feature set is evolving rapidly, so we will be updating these guides frequently as new features are added.

How to use Class Collaborate

Class Collaborate  can be used just as any other web conferencing tool. Although Collaborate is available in all Blackboard courses, start by creating sessions and making the Collaborate link available for students to access.

Refer to the respective link below for the step-by-step guide on working with Collaborate . Upon access to the guide, you may navigate through the pages for related content:

Getting Started with Collaborate
Collaborate Interface & Settings

Presenting Content

Breakout Groups

Managing Collaborate in Blackboard

Using Collaborate in Course Groups

Collaborate Troubleshooting/Best Practices/Support Resources

Best Practices for Using Class Collaborate

The following guide details some of the best practices for using Blackboard Collaborate Ultra by students and faculty: Collaborate Best Practices

Troubleshooting for Class Collaborate

The following guide details some of the issues most encountered in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra by students and faculty and how to help resolve them: Collaborate Troubleshooting