Collaborate Ultra

An Introduction to Collaborate Ultra

Similar to Skype or Google Hangouts, but designed specifically for education, Collaborate Ultra is a communication tool integrated within courses in Blackboard that faculty can use to conduct online office hours and synchronous web-based meetings with students.This mobile-friendly tool supports up to 250 participants in a session with live webcam streaming and call-in options in […]

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Create Mobile-Friendly Courses – Free eBook and Resources

Blackboard has released a free e-book titled “Create Mobile Friendly Courses: Simple Steps to Ensure Success” to help faculty explore how to adopt mobile learning in their teaching practice. It is available for download at the Blackboard Community SiteĀ – no login is required. Resources for using Blackboard mobile apps and designing content for mobile are […]

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What Faculty Can Do to Support Student Success through Blackboard

All semester classes are given a course shell in Blackboard through an automated process that starts with Course Scheduling and INFOnline. At minimum, all faculty are required to upload a syllabus to each course section in Blackboard and make courses available to students. However, we strongly recommend that all faculty use the following instructional strategies […]

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