How to Schedule Your Blackboard Collaborate Session

Log in your Blackboard account and then enter your blackboard course.

Add the “Blackboard Collaborate Ultra” tool to your course menu.

At the top of the course menu, hover over the plus sign (+) and then select “Tool Link”.

For the Name field, enter in Blackboard Collaborate.

Click the down arrow to the right of Type and then select “Blackboard Collaborate Ultra”.

Turn on “Available to Users”.

Click Submit.

Blackboard Collaborate tool link has been added to the course menu.

Click on the “Blackboard Collaborate” link on your course menu.

Click on “Create Session”.

In the name field, enter in your name of your session.

Below the Events Details section, select the start and end day and time for your virtual office hours. 

(Optional) If you plan to offer your virtual office hours throughout the semester, you can turn on “Repeat session” and then select your options including the days you will be offering the virtual office hours.

Select “End On Date”.

Select the last day for your virtual office hours will be held on.

Set how early you want your students to be able to enter the session before the session begins. 

Click “Save”.

Your sessions have been scheduled. 

You can click the right arrow to move through all of your scheduled virtual office hour sessions. 

Editing Recurring Sessions

If you need to edit the settings for your recurring sessions, just click the three dots to the right of any of the scheduled sessions and then click “Edit recurring session”.

Make the necessary changes and then click “Save”.

Editing a Session

If you need to edit the settings for your session, just click the three dots to the right of any of the scheduled sessions and then click “Edit Settings”.

Click "Save".

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Article ID: 66465
Created
Thu 11/1/18 1:37 PM
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