Blackboard Collaborate

Collaborate allows lecturers to schedule synchronous virtual classroom and webinar sessions.

There are a number of tools for lecturers to use such as a virtual white board, screen sharing, web tours and polling. Participants can communicate through text chat, as well as using a microphone or web cam when permitted. It can be very useful in distance learning as well as when using a blended approach.

Aston has integrated Collaborate with Blackboard to allow for easy scheduling of sessions as well as convenient user management.

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