Blackboard Collaborate

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 How Could Blackboard Collborate Fit Into Your Course?

1.    Try having virtual office hours
2.    Assign group work in Collaborate – use break out rooms to facilitate
3.    Use Collaborate to bring in guest speakers or join classes
4.    Bring in Support Services via Collaborate (such as library, tutoring, career services)
5.    Hold student meetings
6.    Use Collaborate for brainstorming sessions or polling



Getting Started with Blackboard Collaborate


Video Tutorials:


Blackboard Collaborate Help

  • Click here to access the Blackboard Collaborate on Demand Learning Center (for both participants and moderators)
  • All users should complete the Tech Check to make sure all system requirements are up to date.  To do this:
    • Click here to get to the Support Portal
    • Underneath the Knowledge Base, and above Contact Technical Support, you will see "First Time Users." Click the "Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing" link.
    • Blackboard Collaborate has a 24/7 support line1 (877) 382-2293
  • For support with Blackboard Collaborate, click here.
  • To schedule a training session, please contact


Blackboard Collaborate Mobile Application

Click here to download the Blackboard Collaborate Mobile Application!

  • Students can use this app to participate in Blackboard Collaborate sessions.
  • Click here to view the suggested practices for using the app.