Web Conferencing Using Collaborate
Collaborate is web conferencing or a virtual classroom with a whiteboard, chat, audio, video, application sharing, polling and other tools to engage students in a synchronous online environment.
All courses in Moodle ISU can add a Collaborate Session using the "Add an activity" dropdown menu inside the course. If you do not have a Moodle ISU course, you can request a Collaborate Session using the Collaborate Web Conferencing Online Request Form.
Creating a Collaborate Session
Moderating a Collaborate Session
First Time System Check
Download and Install the Blackboard Collaborate Launcher: Handout
Moderator Overview Recording
Collaborate: Moderator Basics: Handout
Collaborate: Moderator Introduction Slides: PowerPoint File
Collaborate Support Portal
Suggestions for Audio and Video Devices
Downloading a Collaborate Session
Collaborate: Downloading a Session: Handout
Troubleshooting Java Issues with Collaborate
The Blackboard Collaborate Launcher should eliminate any problems with Java.
For more information about using Collaborate contact the ITRC.