Introduction to Collaborate Ultra

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Event Details

  • Date: 27th May 2021
  • Time: 13:30 – 15:00
  • Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Audience: All Staff
  • Digital Capability: Digital Learning, Development and Teaching
  • Booking Link: https://edin.ac/2RInEFD

Event Overview

This course provides a practical introduction to Blackboard Collaborate Ultra virtual meeting and classroom software.

The course is aimed at staff who will be running Collaborate sessions. It is intended to complement the “Using Collaborate in Learn” course – we will spend more time looking at the tools, demonstrate creating a session in MyEd, and attendees will be able to practice sharing content in breakout groups.

This course provides a practical introduction to Blackboard Collaborate Ultra virtual meeting and classroom software.

The course is aimed at staff who will be running Collaborate sessions. It is intended to complement the “Using Collaborate in Learn” course – we will spend more time looking at the tools, demonstrate creating a session in MyEd, and attendees will be able to practice sharing content in breakout groups. You do not need to have attended the “Using Collaborate in Learn” course before attending this course, but it may be helpful to have done so.

A recording of the course presentation is available to view on Media Hopper Create: Introduction to Collaborate course recording

The reference guide for this course is available to download from our Documents Catalogue: Introduction to Collaborate Ultra reference guide

Learning Outcomes:

The session will include:

  • Introduction to roles in Collaborate
  • How to set up a Collaborate session in MyEd
  • Overview of communication tools
  • Sharing content, including slides and polls
  • Setting up breakout groups
  • Hands-on practice sharing content in breakout groups
  • Tips for running a session

Pre-Requisites:

There are no pre-requisites required for attending this course.

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