Blackboard Collaborate provides interactive learning experience with virtual classrooms, online conferencing, instant messaging and more collaboration tools.


  • Public and Private Chat
  • Follow-the-speaker Video
  • Multi-way Video and Audio (Voice over IP)
  • Presenter On-the-Fly
  • Polls, Quizzes and Surveys
  • Robust Electronic Whiteboard
  • Application Sharing
  • Usage Insight
  • Full-Featured Classroom Archiving
  • Telephone Access
  • Mobile Device Access
  • Technology Appropriate for Online Education
  • Accessible to the Impaired
  • Seamless Blackboard Integration
  • Robust, 24 x 7 Technical Support from Blackboard

Getting Ready with Blackboard Collaborate Classroom

Getting Started with Blackboard Collaborate Classrooms

Preparing for an Blackboard Collaborate Course

  • Pre-Uploading Powerpoints
  • Pre-Uploading Images
  • Creating Whiteboard Screen Groups
  • Managing and Arranging Whiteboard Content
  • Saving and Loading Whiteboard Content Files

Conducting a Blackboard Collaborate Session

  • Audio and Web Video in Blackboard Collaborate Classrooms

    • Running the Blackboard Collaborate Audio Setup Wizard
    • Activating the Blackboard Collaborate Teleconference Phone Bridge
    • Using Audio Features in a Blackboard Collaborate Classroom
    • Using Web Video Features in an Blackboard Collaborate Classroom

Further Blackboard Collaborate Classroom Help 

Blackboard Collaborate Documents

For Instructors:

For Students:

For Instructors and Students:

Blackboard Collaborate Mobile Device Access:

Technical Support:

Bill Ochs
User Services Technician
T 805-497-3629