Not sure where to find the Sessions list? Jump to Join Sessions and select your experience.
The event needs some basic details before creating.
- Set the date and time the session starts and ends. You can choose to keep a session open or repeat. You can also select if students can enter the session prior to the start time.
Collaborate uses your computer’s local time zone for session start and end times.
- Type a detailed description of the meeting. This helps students find the right session.
If you expect over 250 attendees in your session, you must submit a large session request to the Collaborate support team on Behind the Blackboard. Submit the request BEFORE the session begins.
Decide who can do what in your sessions.
- Allow recording downloads from the Recordings page as well as on the recording play back page.
- Show the profile pictures of moderators only.
- Allow participants to use audio, video, chat, and the whiteboard editing tools.
- Allow users to join the session using a telephone for their audio.
Add sessions to your course content
Add a link to the session in your course. Copy the guest link and paste it in a place that's easy for your students to find.
Improve critical thinking, problem solving, adaptability, and communication with group sessions. There are different ways you can set up group sessions.
- Breakout groups: Use breakout groups during a session for in the moment group collaboration.
- Multiple sessions: Create multiple sessions. If you want to run multiple sessions at the same time for students to use as virtual study room, for example, you can create multiple sessions for the different groups to join.
- Course group tool: If it's for long term group work, create groups in your course and give access to a Collaborate session.