Blackboard Collaborare Ultra: January Update

Blackboard Collaborate is Saint Joseph’s University’s web conferencing system accessible through Blackboard Learn. Collaborate ultra is updated monthly to improve the teaching and learning experience. In this release we are excited to introduce persistent content.

  • You can now enjoy the benefits of WebRTC using your Firefox® browser. This mean that all Firefox® users will experience audio and video improvements and moderators will also benefit from desktop and application sharing.
  • You can now host sessions that have up to 250 participants attending.
  • The recording player now has the same look and feel as your Collaborate session. We’ve updated the interface to make it easier to use and more accessible.

For a complete list of updates and changes, please review our Collaborate with the Ultra experience January update feature brief.

When will the update take place?

Blackboard will be releasing the Collaborate with the Ultra experience January update on December 28th,  2016.

  • All Collaborate Ultra users will be updated on Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

How will users access this release?

Faculty and students will automatically have access to the August update after the upgrade.

What supporting resources are available?

To help you, new documentation and knowledge base articles will be published on the day of the release.