Blackboard Collaborate is a real-time video conferencing tool that lets you share files, share applications, and use a virtual whiteboard to interact with your students.
Blackboard Collaborate opens in your internet browser, so there is no need to install any software or applications to join a session. Watch the tutorial video for a quick overview of Blackboard Collaborate and download the
Faculty Handout for more detailed instructions.
Learn how to confirm your computer setup and compatibility, schedule a Blackboard Collaborate session, copy a guest link to send to students, and add sessions to the Blackboard calendar.
In this short interactive presentation, faculty build new technology-focused skills and learn how to apply teaching best practices in the online classroom. Faculty members complete the online module at their own pace. At the end of the presentation, faculty submit a short survey of their experience to verify completion. There are no required meetings or any other synchronous component for the module.
How long does it take?
The average completion time is 10 to 15 minutes.