Educators and students can engage and interact as if they were in a traditional classroom, with as good as, or even better, outcomes. With Blackboard Collaborate™ you have the functionality you need for a student-centered learning environment, such as two-way audio, multi-point video, interactive whiteboard, application and desktop sharing, rich media, breakout rooms, and session recording. These tools are at your finger tips and easy to use.
Blackboard Collaborate is seamlessly integrated within Blackboard Learn at NIU, but non-NIU users can also be invited to participate in live online sessions...the possibilities for live online collaboration are endless!
Get started today with some informational Quick Guides or step-by-step Tutorials from Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center. Remember Blackboard Collaborate is also a great tool for hosting department meetings or creating a professional development opportunity for members of your community. Learn more about how to request access to Blackboard Collaborate here.
To see Blackboard Collaborate in action, short demos are available online at http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Collaborate/Resources/Recorded-Demos.aspx
A free mobile app for iOS devices is available that allows students to participate in a session directly from their iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad! Students are able to fully interact during the session:
The following additional resources have recently been added.
Last updated: 2/5/2013