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Center for Innovative Teaching & Learning - Blackboard Collaborate - Student

Chat with Participants and Moderators

1. Select the Open Collaborate Panel button in the bottom, right-hand corner of the screen.

In the right corner of your screen, you will find a dark pink button. When this is clicked, a chat feature will appear.

2. The chat feature will immediately appear.

This is a picture of the chat feature.


3.Click the dropdown menu next to Chat with: Everyone to select who you would like to chat with.

There is a drop down arrow to the right of Chat with:. When this is clicked, you can select who you want to chat with.


4. To begin "chatting," start typing within the "Say something" text field.

Once, the collaborate panel is open. click the word bubble button to open up chat. Down at the bottom of the chat is a box that says "Say something...". This is where you chat with the person or persons you have selected.


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 Last Modified 11/12/19