Faculty - Adding Blackboard Collaborate Ultra to your Course

2018

Faculty - Adding Blackboard Collaborate Ultra to your Course

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is now accessible within your Blackboard course. You no longer need to request a session via the Help Desk. In order to use Blackboard Collaborate Ultra in your course, you will need to add the Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Tool so that you can access the dashboard. By default, a general course session will be created, however you are able to create additional sessions.

This article will show you how to add the Blackboard Collaborate Ultra tool to your course. 

Note: The Blackboard Collaborate Ultra interface for Faculty and Students has not changed. 

 

Video - Adding Blackboard Collaborate Ultra to your Course (Captioned) - (Video Length: 00:03:08)

 

1. Go into the course in Blackboard where you want to add Blackboard Collaborate.  
2. In the left navigation menu, locate and click the " + " in the upper left corner. Then click Tool Link.

 

Add Tool Link

 

 

3. Next to Type, click the drop down menu and select Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

 

 

 

Select the tool from the Type drop down menu

 

 

4. Give the Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Tool link a name. 

Check the box next to Available to Users.

Then click Submit.

 

 

 

Giving the Tool a Name

 

 

 

5. The link to your Blackboard Collaborate Ultra session will appear at the bottom of your Course Navigation Menu on the left.

Click the name you gave your Blackboard Collaborate Ultra link to access the dashboard. 

 

6. By default, you will be provided with a Blackboard Collaborate Ultra session for your course. 

Note: The name of this session will be "Course Room."

 

 

 

 

 

7. Click the name of the session to join.

 

 

 

 

 

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