Blackboard Collaborate-Master Document

One stop shop for everything Blackboard Collaborate-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.

  • For a product overview of Blackboard Collaborate, including what it is and a list of its main features, please click here. (Looking for Blackboard Ultra? Go Here)
  • To check out Collaborate's system requirements and test your computer's configuration, please click here.
  • For step-by-step instructions on how to join a Collaborate session as a student or participant from Desire2Learn(Learn@UW), please click here
  • For instructions on how to join a Collaborate session in the My UW Portal, please click here.
  • (Note: Students cannot set up Collaborate web conferencing sessions, they can only join conferences set up by their instructors)
  • For an overview of training resources for students/participants or instructors/moderators using Collaborate, please click here.
  • For a quick-reference sheet of best practices for using Collaborate, please click here.
  • If you are experiencing any technical problems with Collaborate, you can get help through their support portal.
  • Setting up Collaborate Sessions (including Permissions)
    • For step-by-step instructions on how to set-up and launch a Collaborate session from Desire2Learn (Learn@UW), please click here

      (For more information on features specific to using Collaborate in D2L, please click here)

      For step-by-step instructions on how to set-up and launch a Collaborate session from Moodle, please click here

      For step-by-step instructions on how to set-up and luanch a Collaborate session from My UW Portal, please click here

      (For more information on features specific to using Collaborate in My UW Portal, please click here)

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

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

Tips on how to customize individual panels in Collaborate to better fit your teaching, learning and collaborative goals here




Keywords:Blackboard, Collaborate, Web Conferencing, master document, getting started, resources, use cases, student, instructor, system requirements, configuration, product overview, D2L, joining a Collaborate session,   Doc ID:39522
Owner:James M.Group:Learn@UW Madison
Created:2014-04-24 14:09 CDTUpdated:2016-08-09 15:46 CDT
Sites:Blackboard Collaborate, DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Tech Store, Learn@UW Madison
Feedback:  0   0