Blackboard Collaborate is an online virtual classroom/meeting space which allows users to connect via audio, see each other via webcams, use a chat tool, collaborate on documents and view presentations, as well as other features.
Your module tutor may choose to make use of Blackboard Collaborate to deliver online seminars, discussions or presentations. If this happens, here are some resources to help you understand how to use the package.
Blackboard Collaborate - Student User Guide (updated November 2014)
This guide is aimed at students wishing to make use of Blackboard Collaborate.
Check System Requirements Page
Use this page to check if your operating system and Java installations are compatible with using Blackboard Collaborate version 12.
Conferencing Using PCs and Macs
Use this page to find out the system Requirements for your PC or Mac before using Blackboard Collaborate.
<http://support.blackboardcollaborate.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=8336&task=knowledge&questionID=1473" target="_blank">Mobile Conferencing Using Apple Products
Use this page to see which versions of which Apple devices will allow you to use Blackboard Collaborate.
What's new in Blackboard Collaborate version 12
Find out what's new in version 12 of the software.