Collaborate Ultra is a web conferencing tool where staff and students can interact in an online environment in real-time.
It's easy as 1-2-3
Get set up.
- Use the Collaborate menu item on your Blackboard module to join sessions when at a PC. Tip: Use Google Chrome.
- Use a microphone and speakers or earphones to communicate.
- The 'Join course room' link gives access the virtual room. Tip: Check that this works before a session starts.
Click the icon on the top left and then click the Recordings option to view previously recorded sessions. Remember to change the start date to search for recordings then press Go.
Guide for students
We've put together a video guide to help you make the most of Collaborate Ultra.
Use a mobile device
Install the Blackboard App (available from the Salford App Store) to use Collaborate Ultra on mobile devices.
Use this app to navigate to the required module and then click on the Collaborate menu link to launch the app into that specific virtual room.
Advice for staff
Staff can install the Blackboard Instructor app to access Blackboard on a mobile device. This app will allow instructors on modules to access the Collaborate Ultra session.