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Blackboard Collaborate is a comprehensive online learning and collaboration tool designed specifically for education.  It is already part of your Blackboard courses at FSU.  Faculty, staff and students can create live sessions easily and free of charge, and engage an interact for teaching, learning and other purposes.  You can create a session from a course, a community or even a direct session! 

For Teaching

  • Faculty can schedule and deliver live classes using Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing. Capabilities include superior voice over the internet, multi-point video, integrated teleconferencing, shared whiteboard, public/private chat, polling, best-in-class breakout rooms, application /desktop sharing, file transfer, PowerPoint import, guest participation and more. Automatically assign a grade in the Grade Center for attending a live web conference session or viewing a recorded session.
  • Easily convert session recordings to MP3/MP4 formats for streaming or downloading to desktop or any mobile device directly from building block.

For Learning

  • Students can launch a synchronous session or recording using Blackboard Collaborate directly from Blackboard Learn for a great user experience every time - regardless of connection speed. View web conferencing sessions in the Blackboard Learn Calendar with a link to launch the session.
  • Join live classes and meetings on the go from mobile devices or tablets.

For Non-Instructional Webconferencing (training, committees, meetings, etc.) Request a session here

  • Conduct live skill development and training sessions for faculty, staff, and students or recording training session for on-demand viewing anytime, anywhere. Schedule online interviews for search committees and live presentations by guest speakers.
  • Organize synchronous sessions on research and scholarly activities with collaborators outside of FSU.

- For 24/7 Blackboard Collaborate Support - Please Click Here -

Watch this short introduction to Blackboard Collaborate Mobile Web Conferencing


Watch this short video on how Blackboard Collaborate integrates directly into our Blackboard Learn environment!


Coming Soon!

Blackboard Collobarate: Ultra Experience

Blackboard Collobarate: Ultra Experience is a new and improved version of Blackboard collobarate. All of the features that are available in Blackboard Collobarate are now available online in a browser without the need to install additional software. Other additional features are listed below:



To Learn More

Updated Look

We've done some rearranging in our menus and added new features. All to improve your learning experience.
Recorded Sessions Moderators can now record sessions and share with participants.
Snap a Photo Take a photo of yourself to use as your profile picture. Crop it just where you want it and save. Looking good!
Control Your Volume Set your personal speaker and microphone volume from within the browser.
Get a Closer Look Adjust your view of shared files and the whiteboard. Zoom in to make it easier to see.
Course Integration Collaborate is now available from most courses.
Live Closed Captioning Live closed captioning was made available in the Ultra experience. This provides accessible alternatives to audio content and can improve the learning experience for students who are deaf and hard of hearing, as well as for students whose native language is different from the moderator’s.