What resources are there to support using Blackboard Collaborate (Classic version)?

If you are interested in using Blackboard Collaborate (Classic), a space for hosting online meetings, you can either set it up via a Blackboard site or, if you are not a Blackboard user, request a Collaborate session via IT Help.

We have developed some resources to support staff using Blackboard Collaborate (Classic):

Blackboard Collaborate overview (Recording of staff development session, ~55 min): Introducing Blackboard Collaborate (Classic)

Quick moderator's guide:

This guide gives you tips on running a smooth session and has screenshots of what Collaborate looks like.

Quick guide for participants:

This guide gives participants an overview of accessing and understanding Collaborate sessions.


Note: Currently, Blackboard Collaborate (Classic) cannot be integrated into Blackboard. If you wish to create a session, please contact IT help so they can help with the set up. 


Information provided by Blackboard Collaborate themselves:

In depth moderator's guide

Knowledge base of articles on Blackboard Collaborate

And a comprehensive moderator guide created by JISC:

Designing for participant engagement with Blackboard Collaborate

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