Looking to quickly get started with Collaborate Ultra? While it might take some time to become a true pro, these articles from our knowledge base and Blackboard Help can help you learn the basics so you can get up and running quickly. We’ve divided the information up into relevant topics so you can quickly find what you need if you want specific help, or go through step-by-step to get started.
These articles explain the basics of what Collaborate Ultra is and how it works. Check out the video above for a good overview (it covers some of the topics listed in the next section, too).
- Exploring the Course Room
- Get Started with Collaborate Ultra for Moderators
- How to Allow Students to Join Sessions
- Schedule Sessions
Running a Collaborate Session
You’ve got your Collaborate room ready to go, now what? These articles cover things that you’ll encounter or need to know while running a Collaborate Ultra session with your students.
- Take Attendance in Collaborate Ultra
- Share Video or Audio from an Application in Collaborate Ultra
- Best Practices for Hosting Engaging Webinars with Blackboard Collaborate Ultra
- Session Best Practices
- Audio and Video
- Manage Attendees
- Breakout Groups
Recording Collaborate Sessions
Whether you need to record a Collaborate Ultra session to use as a lecture, for accessibility purposes, because some students can’t attend or any combination of those things, these articles will show you how.
- How to Access and Share Collaborate Ultra Recordings
- Enable Recording Downloads in Collaborate Ultra – Especially for Captioning
- Recording Narrated Presentations with Blackboard Collaborate Ultra
Accessibility in Collaborate
It’s our responsibility to make anything we’re providing online accessible to ALL students who need it. Here are some tips for providing a more accessible experience in Collaborate Ultra.
- Accessibility in Blackboard Collaborate with the Ultra Experience
- Using Blackboard Collaborate Ultra with Accessibility in Mind
- Live Closed Captioning
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