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What's New in Bb Collaborate

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October 2017

  • Renamed Participants to Attendees.
  • Audio via phone does not require continued use of web browser after initial login for phone/PIN sync.
  • Private chat is available to all Attendees (except phone) by default.
  • Moderators can limit private chat via Session Settings.

September 2017

August 2017

  • Private chat tutorial
  • Improvements to chat & breakout groups

July 2017

  • Mobile app
  • Private chat
  • Session support for up to 500 participants


Collaborate Ultra Experience Resources for Participants

Collaborate Ultra Experience
Resources for Participants

Collaborate Ultra Experience Resources for Moderators

Collaborate Ultra Experience
Resources for Moderators

Page: About the Ultra Experience in Blackboard Collaborate Page: Copy of How do I join a Blackboard Collaborate session? Page: Do I need to enable cookies to launch Bb Collaborate Ultra Sessions? Page: How can I create a custom session in Blackboard Collaborate? Page: How can I create another Blackboard Collaborate room outside of Learn? Page: How can I shorten the URL guest link for a Blackboard Collaborate session? Page: How do I access Blackboard Instant Messenger? Page: How do I allow students to use Collaborate for group projects? Page: How do I create a Blackboard Instant Messenger account? Page: How do I give access to my Blackboard Collaborate session to non-UMBC participants? Page: How do I give students access to my Blackboard Collaborate session? Page: How do I grant moderator privileges to a Blackboard Collaborate participant during a live session? Page: How do I join a Blackboard Collaborate session? Page: How do I make a Blackboard Collaborate recording available to my class? Page: How do I make a Blackboard Collaborate recording available to my class? Page: How do I prepare for my live Collaborate session (e.g. configuring audio, and video settings)? Page: How do I promote a participant to be a presenter or a moderator in Blackboard Collaborate? Page: How do I promote a participant to be either a presenter or moderator in a Blackboard Collaborate session? Page: How do I request access to Blackboard Collaborate Ultra? Page: How do I send a Blackboard Collaborate in-session invitation? Page: How do I set up a virtual support space in Blackboard Instant Messenger? Page: How do I share a Blackboard Collaborate session with other courses after the initial set-up? Page: How do I share content in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Experience? Page: How do I upload a presentation in Blackboard Collaborate? Page: How do I use Blackboard Collaborate breakout groups to have my students work in groups? Page: How do I use the central Course Room in Blackboard Collaborate? Page: Known Issues: Bb Collaborate Ultra Page: Tips to Prepare for your Blackboard Collaborate Session Page: What are the minimum technical requirements for Blackboard Collaborate? Page: What is Blackboard Instant Messenger? Page: Where can I send my students for information and help with Blackboard Collaborate? Page: Why don't I see my course in Blackboard Instant Messenger?