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Overview of Blackboard Collaborate Sessions

Blackboard Collaborate is a real-time video conferencing tool that lets you to meet remotely with your students, share files, share applications, and use a virtual whiteboard to interact. Collaborate with the Ultra experience opens right in your browser from your Blackboard course page, so you don’t have to install any software to join a session.

meeting in Blackboard Collaborate is called a session.

Here are some ideas of ways you can use Blackboard Collaborate sessions:

  • Host class or team meetings
  • Record lectures for students
  • Host or moderate study groups
  • Give a remote presentation
  • Host live tutoring
  • Create a virtual office
  • Conduct interviews
For additional information, view the About Collaborate article.

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This article was created and is maintained by the Office of Academic Technology

If you have found an error in this article or if you need assistance incorporating this article in your course, please contact the Faculty Instructional Support Specialists.

Updated on April 28, 2021

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