You can find Blackboard Collaborate under your course Details & Actions.
Next to Blackboard Collaborate, open the More Options by clicking on the three dots … From this menu you can get:
the course room guest link
edit the course room settings
view the course room attendance report
disable the course room.
view all scheduled sessions and watch recordings
*Info* Collaborate is only visible to students when the course is available to them. Please ensure that the course is not set to private.
You should always join a Collaborate session via the Blackboard site in which the session was set up.
In Blackboard Collaborate Ultra a unique session link is generated to help each session identify you.
Each link is associated with an individual session and can be reused multiple times if you wish.
You can use the telephony feature to communicate with other users. To learn more, see Join by Collaborate Teleconference.
You must give the browser permission to use audio and video to participate in a session. This is necessary so that you are seen and heard.
You’ll be asked to do this when you first join a session or when you first go to share your audio or video.
1. Let others hear and see you. You can select the microphone and video camera icons any time during a meeting to turn them on or off. This may be turned off by your lecturer.
2. Open the Panel Menu
3. Chat with others in the session
4. See who else is in the session
5.See the content that is being shared with you
6. You can set up the microphone and camera as well as adjusting the volume
7. You can raise your hand to attract the attention of the lecturer
For more information on Collaborate please see Blackboard’s Collaborate Ultra Help for Participants
You can find your session recordings in the menu. Open the More options for Collaborate menu and select View all recordings.
Audio and Video issues
If you are having issues with your audio or video, please check your session and browser settings.
Are the audio or video controls on in Collaborate? A line through the icons means that a device is not enabled, and you will need to click on the icon to enable it?
Are you using the latest version of Chrome? Download the latest version by going to the following site https://www.google.co.uk/intl/en_uk/chrome/.
Does the browser have permission to access your camera and microphone?