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Blackboard Collaborate

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is NOVA’s web conferencing system. It opens directly in a web browser and is available in all Blackboard Learn course sites.  Collaborate Ultra provides real-time two-way audio and video, application sharing, file sharing, whiteboard sharing, and text chatting capabilities that can facilitate interactive online instruction and group meetings.

Blackboard Collaborate can be used:

  • within your Blackboard course or
  • for online meeting rooms for participants within and outside of NOVA.

Additional support and information is available on the Blackboard Collaborate site by clicking on the button below and Tutorials in the tabbed section.

View Collaborate Ultra Help for Participants



Can Your Computer Run Blackboard Collaborate?

View the system requirements for using Collaborate Ultra at https://help.blackboard.com/Collaborate/Ultra/Moderator/Get_Started/Browser_Support. This information is updated regularly, adding support for newer browsers and mobile devices.


Check out the Collaborate Ultra Help for Participants resource page from Blackboard for the most up-to-date information about using Collaborate Ultra

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