Blackboard Collaborate Original - Master Document (UW-Madison)

One stop shop for everything Blackboard Collaborate Original-related on UW-Madison's campus. Resources are organized by role and interest, browse to find specific documents to help you out with everything from a product overview to step-by-step instructions for specific use cases.

Setting up Original Sessions (including Permissions)

For more information on features specific to using Original in My UW Portal, please click here.

To better plan on how to set and use participant permissions during a Original session please click here.

For step-by-step instructions on how to rotate permissions during a Original session please click here.

Use Cases

Click on a use case below for step-by-step instructions on how to use Original for that use case.

Large Group Information Dissemination Template  (ex. Information Session, Software Demonstration, Undergrad Lecture, Student Presentations, Guest Speaker)

Large Group Participatory User Template  (ex. Virtual Department Meeting, Virtual Staff Meeting, Review Session)

Small Group User Template  (ex. Undergraduate Seminar, Graduate Seminar, Instructor Meeting, Dissertation or MA Defense, Review Session)

Virtual Office Hours Template

Collaborate Features

Click on the links below for step-by-step instructions on how to use Collaborate Original features such as Whiteboard, Polls, and Application Sharing.