About Blackboard Collaborate
The University of Toronto has licensed Blackboard Collaborate as our institutional Webinar/Webconferencing tool. Collaborate provides the ability to synchronously broadcast audio and video; share presentations, applications, and files; create and manage breakout rooms; and conduct numerous additional live activities. Collaborate integrates directly into our Learning Portal Courses and Organizations, and thus is easily accessed by both faculty and students.
To learn more about what Collaborate can do, watch the following video called Overview for Moderators (Length: 10:52)
Use of the webinar software is bound by the Appropriate Use of Information and Communication Technology policy (http://www.provost.utoronto.ca/policy/use.htm).
Download the tipsheet Real-time Teaching and Learning Online with Webinars (pdf)
Resources provided by Blackboard Collaborate are available from: http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Collaborate/Services/On-Demand-Learning-Center/Web-Conferencing.aspx
Collaborate Launcher Update (Feb 5, 2016):
A new version of the Collaborate Launcher for Windows has been released. Users may be asked to update to version 1.6 of the Launcher but not in all cases. Please see Troubleshooting common Webinar issues for more information.