What are Blackboard Collaborate and Blackboard Collaborate Ultra?

Blackboard Collaborate and Blackboard Collaborate Ultra are synchronous web conferencing tools that are integrated with Learn@UW-Stout (D2L). Blackboard Collaborate and Blackboard Collaborate Ultra enable you to create virtual classrooms, offices and meeting spaces.

How is Blackboard Collaborate and Blackboard Collaborate Ultra applied in learning environments?

Blackboard Collaborate and Blackboard Collaborate Ultra enable instructors and students to communicate directly through a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) audio connection and see screen sharing, PowerPoint slide sets, whiteboards, text chats, and more. Sessions can be recorded by instructors and made available for student playback. 

Are Blackboard Collaborate and Blackboard Collaborate Ultra supported by UW-Stout?

Yes! Blackboard Collaborate is offered to instructors with classes in Learn@UW-Stout (D2L).

Which version should I use?

While developers are still working on tool parity between the two versions, they are not there yet. Please click on the link below to view the comparison chart to see which version will best meet your needs. If you have questions not answered by the chart, please contact Rich Berg.

Blackboard Collaborate "Classic" and Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Comparison Chart

Costs

Free

Get It Here

The Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing tool is available to all instructors using Learn@UW-Stout. If you would like a training session (recommended), please contact Rich Berg.

Tutorials

View Blackboard Collaborate tutorials.

Bb Collaborate and Collaborate Ultra

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Required Skill Level:
Beginner
Benefits: Synchronous (real-time), recordable and integrated with Learn@UW-Stout (D2L)
Challenges: Requires training, headset or microphone and speakers, Internet connection

 

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