Blackboard Collaborate – Share Your Screen

As the instructor/moderator in a Blackboard Collaborate session, you have the ability to do a screen share with your online participants. This means that anyone signed in to your session will be able to see exactly what is on your computer screen. This is useful for showing a document, or demoing software. Here's what to … Continue reading Blackboard Collaborate – Share Your Screen


Blackboard Collaborate Instructions for Students

Blackboard Collaborate (BBC) is the online platform used by SRU to allow professors to host real-time online meetings with their students. A BBC session is like a chatroom, but with the added benefit of voice and video chat. BBC is free for students to use, does not require the installation of any software, and can … Continue reading Blackboard Collaborate Instructions for Students

Create a Blackboard Collaborate Webinar Room – Updated for 2017

Slippery Rock University provides all faculty with access to Blackboard Collaborate, a live classroom/webinar platform that allows for real-time online meetings. During meetings, faculty can present PowerPoint presentations and other documents, draw on a virtual whiteboard, and use voice, video, and text chat with their students. As of Fall 2017, faculty will no longer find … Continue reading Create a Blackboard Collaborate Webinar Room – Updated for 2017

Troubleshooting the Blackboard Collaborate Classroom

Are you using Blackboard Collaborate to conduct synchronous online lectures? Now and then a student will call or e-mail our office for help regarding this tool. Sometimes the web conference window displays buggy behavior, or completely fail to load. Here is a brief outline of the troubleshooting tips we usually recommend: Still using Internet Explorer? … Continue reading Troubleshooting the Blackboard Collaborate Classroom