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Ruffin Pauszek
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Mon, Dec. 15 2008
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   Blackboard Collaborate - Student Training

Question 

How can I attend a Blackboard Collaborate Student Training session?

Answer 

BLACKBOARD COLLABORATE STUDENT TRAINING

Join an instructor logged in from the Office of Integrated Technologies for a live demonstration/tutorial on how to use the Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing system. View the schedule below to check for our next live demonstration, or view an archived presentation.
 


TRAINING SCHEDULE

SIGN-IN HERE

  

December 2013:

  • Monday, Decemer 9th, 7:00 PM
  • Thursday, Decmber 12th, 10:00 AM

January 2014:

  • Thursday, January 9th, 10:00 AM
  • Tuesday, January 14th, 7:00  PM
  • Thursday, January 23rd, 3:30 PM
  • Tuesday, January 28th, 7:00 PM 

February 2014:

  • Monday, February 10th, 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday, February 25th, 10:00 AM

March 2014:

  • Thursday, March 6th, 3:30 PM
  • Tuesday, March 18th, 7:00 PM

 April 2014:

  • Wednesday, April 9th, 3:30 PM
  • Tuesday, April 29th, 7:00 PM

May 2014:

  • Thursday, May 8th, 10:00 AM
  • Tuesday, Mary 13th, 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday, May 27th, 10:00 AM
     

  • Click this link to access the Blackboard Collaborate Practice Room.
  • Your username is your firstname and lastname. Enter as two words (e.g. Joe Student).

IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN A LIVE SESSION OR VIEW AN ARCHIVED PRESENTATION, YOU WILL NEED TO CONSULT THE "BLACKBOARD COLLABORATE - SETTING UP" KNOWLEDGEBASE ARTICLE

If you are in a study that  is using Blackboard Collaborate you may also want to view the participant orientation tutorials (i.e. Essentials for Participants, Participant's Quick Reference Guide* or the complete Participant's (User's) Guide (html or PDF*) on the Blackboard support website.  These tutorial will explain the layout of the virtual room and highlight the interactive features, such as chat, audio and whiteboard tools.  The tutorials will also show you how to appropriately set your connection speed and test your audio setup.   

Also available is a recorded Participant orientation session at:  http://www.brainshark.com/blackboardinc/vu?pi=zGLzYw5XBz35Sgz0.

If you have problems during the setup process, you can contact Blackboard Support by one three methods:  by phone at their toll free number [1 (877) 382-2293], Live Chat, or by submitting a help ticket by clicking here. You can also view their online support material at:  http://support.blackboardcollaborate.com

If you are having difficulty finding or accessing the Blackboard Collaborate Classroom area in your online course, please submit a Tech Support Ticket at http://www.esc.edu/techinfo   


* You will need Adobe Reader program to view this PDF file. For installation information refer to the Plug-ins or Software Needed for Online Courses knowledgebase article.

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