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BlackBoard Collaborate Update

UPDATE: CSULB upgraded the BeachBoard Online Rooms' tool to the newest version (Collaborate v. 12) on December 20, 2012.

BlackBoard Collaborate 12  

What's New in Blackboard Collaborate 12?

Mobile Collaboration

Participants can join Collaborate web meetings on Apple iPhones and iPads. The Blackboard Collaborate mobile app can be downloaded free from the App Store. Download Now: http://search.itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZContentLink.woa/wa/link?path=apps%2fblackboardcollaboratemobile.

BlackBoard Collaborate iPhone   BlackBoard Collaborate iPad

Echo Cancellation

Echo cancellation allows each single talker with standard computer microphone and speaker setup to participate without the need for a headset.

Improved Classroom Management

Instructor can view public and private chat in a single window and move to private chat tabs to respond. Instructor can toggle global permissions for features including audio, video, and whiteboard for all participants or individual students with a single click.

Enhanced Closed Captioning

Enhanced closed captioning window offers more viewing options, like font size, color, and contrast, to increase visibility and reduce eye strain.


Comparing Blackboard Collaborate 12 to Blackboard Collaborate 11 (PDF)