Web Conferencing Using Collaborate
Collaborate is web conferencing or a virtual classroom with a whiteboard, chat, audio, video (limit of 6), application sharing, polling and other tools to engage students in a synchronous online environment.
All courses in Moodle ISU 2 can add a Collaborate Session using the "Add an activity" dropdown menu inside the course. If you do not have a Moodle ISU 2 course, you can request a Collaborate Session using the Collaborate Web Conferencing Online Request Form.
BlackBoard Collaborate Launcher Download and Install Instructions: Handout
Creating a Collaborate Session
Moderating a Collaborate Session
First Time System Check
Moderator Overview Recording
Collaborate: Moderator Basics: Handout
Collaborate: Modertator Checklist: PDF Handout
Collaborate: Moderator Introduction Slides: PowerPoint File
Collaborate Support Portal
Documentation and Recorded Training for Moderators
Suggestions for Audio and Video Devices
Troubleshooting Java Issues with Collaborate
Troubleshooting Java for Collaborate PC Version: Handout
For more information about using Collaborate contact the ITRC.