Blackboard Collaborate is a synchronous conferencing tool built into Blackboard Learn. It can be used for holding office hours and presenting live lectures. We recommend reviewing best practices for accessibility using Blackboard Ultra available through Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Page. For technical assistance with Blackboard Collaborate contact Blackboard Collaborate support.
|What you want to do in your course||What to do as an Instructor||What to do as a Student|
|Hold office hours or informal meetings with students.|
|Present live presentations recorded for further review (e.g., Webinars, Course lectures, Answer questions about course material or reviews for exams)|
|Hold session with unregistered guests (e.g., Guest Speaker/Lecturer, Panel)|
Hold student presentations (e.g., Class Projects, Webinars, and Presentations)
|Give students a collaborative work space|
We no longer recommend using Blackboard Collaborate as a lecture capture tool. Please view instructions on creating Echo360 PCAP recordings.