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Blackboard Collaborate for Instructors

How to create, record, and share Collaborate sessions.

Accessing the Collaborate Panel

  If it is not already expanded, open the Collaborate Panel by clicking this purple icon, found in the lower right corner of the session screen

Collaborate Panel Tabs

Found at the bottom of the Collaborate Panel, these tabs help you navigate all of your session features.  Here, we have numbered them.  View the corresponding number below to see what each tab opens.

Screen shot of navigational tabs in Blackboard Collaborate session

1. View and participate in chat.

2. View list of session attendees.

3. Share content (i.e. white board, screen, or files) to session. More on this on the next page of this guide.

4. View and adjust session settings, such as audiovisual, permissions, and notification settings.