Blackboard Collaborate

Please note that as of September 2022, Blackboard Collaborate is being retired and will no longer be available. Check back here in the coming weeks for more information on next steps and support with moving to other tools such as Zoom.

For synchronous and asynchronous teaching in Canvas

Integrated in Canvas, Blackboard Collaborate allows you to teach in real-time or record a lecture from a single common interface. Blackboard Collaborate is a web conferencing platform that allows instructors to deliver lectures virtually along with interacting with students in real time through chat, audio and video. 


  • Live chat, audio and video
  • Record a lecture
  • Add files
  • Share applications
  • Use a virtual whiteboard 
  • Synchronous teaching and asynchronous teaching



You can schedule an online support time with IT Services in advance, if you want to:

  • Receive a technical walk through of Blackboard Collaborate
  • Ask a technical question about Blackboard Collaborate
  • Learn more about how to use Blackboard Collaborate

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