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Blackboard Collaborate Basics
Web Conferencing Basics

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Blackboard Collaborate is XU's Web Conferencing tool! Collaborate offers a live, virtual classroom environment with features that include audio, video, application sharing and content sharing. Collaborate provides the functionality needed to support the 21st century teaching environment. It facilitates a way for faculty and students to interact as if they were meeting face-to-face.

Basic Collaborate features that will be covered during this Web Conference include:

  • Readiness
  • Web Conference Room Orientation
  • Creating Profiles
  • Basic Communication Tools (Video, Chat, Talk)
  • Using the Interactive Whiteboard
  • Application Sharing

Ms. Janice Florent and Dr. Karen Nichols will be moderating this session. Dr. Nichols uses Collaborate in her classes and will share her experiences along with some tips.

Note: You can attend this web conference virtually. If you plan to attend virtually, please run the first time users system check at least 24 hours in advance of the web conference to make sure your computer is setup and ready to go. A headset with microphone is recommended. Headsets will be provided for those who choose to attend the web conference in CAT+FD computer lab (library, rm 532A). While it is sometimes possible to use iPhone headphones that have built-in microphones on VoIP programs like Skype, these headsets can cause heavy interference in Collaborate sessions. Therefore the iPhone type headphones are not recommended.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD); Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2016
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:30 PM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD

Note: Visit our website for additional Blackboard workshops or contact Janice Florent. Blackboard How-to guides and on demand videos are available. Also visit Blackboard Bits, Bytes, and Nibbles for Blackboard Tips.

To register: RSVP to cat@xula.edu to receive an email with a link to access the web conference. Please indicate whether you plan to attend web conference in CAT+FD computer lab (Lib rm 532A) AND if so, your computer preference (PC or Mac.)

Tags: Blackboard, Collaborate, virtual
Format: presentation
Event ID: 01424

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