Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning - Blackboard Collaborate - Faculty
How to Get Started with Ultra – Faculty
This tutorial contains step by step instructions for creating, sharing, and participating
in a Blackboard Collaborate Ultra session. The tools that you use may differ from
For a quick overview of Blackboard Collaborate Ultra User Tools, you can view the Blackboard Collaborate with the Ultra Experience User Interface Tour video.
Always use Google Chrome to access Blackboard Collaborate Ultra – if you do not, you may not have many tools available to you and may not be able to participate fully. If you do not currently have Google Chrome, please go to the Google Chrome download website to download and install it. If you plan on sharing content in your sessions, be sure to download the Desktop Sharing Chrome Extension.
You can use the links in the Table of Contents below to navigate from topic-to-topic.
Use the links below to learn how to use Collaborate Ultra.
Participating in Your Session - See the links below for individual tutorials on this topic.
Record your Session
Set up and use your Audio and Video
Chat with Participants and Moderators
Change Participant Roles During a Session
Share a blank whiteboard
Annotate on your screen
Share and application (screen share)
Share a document or file