Blackboard Collaborate

Blackboard Collaborate is a web collaboration tool used for conducting online meetings and classes. Sessions can be recorded and watched at a later date. Collaborate is now part of every Blackboard course and is available for you to use. 

On Demand Learning

Whether it's recorded training on the basics or detailed product documentation, Blackboard Collaborate is committed to providing comprehensive, on-demand resources to meet your learning needs.

Blackboard offers a convenient, FREE web course. The entire course takes about three hours to finish and is broken down into sections that can be completed at each learner's individual pace. For instructions on how to access the course, please follow this link: Blackboard Collaborate Web Course registration information

Tips for Conducting Effective Web Conferencing Sessions (PDF 86KB)

Equipment Needed

For all computers except VDI machines, use a USB headset (e.g. Logitech H390). For VDI machines, use an analog headset. For video (recording or participation), use a USB webcam. 

You may also use an integrated microphone and/or camera on your laptop.

Technical Support

To speak with a Blackboard Collaborate representative on the telephone, Toll Free: 1 (877) 382-2293