‌Using Collaborate Ultra to teach online

WHEN: Thursday 3 November 2016, 11am to 12noon, online
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Overview

Blackboard Collaborate is a webinar tool which enables you to present a lecture or seminar via the web from your desktop, allowing students to interact with you and with each other from their computers.

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is the most recent version of the software and is a significant improvement - it offers far greater ease of use and requires little-to-no advance setup on the part of the user.

This online session will allow you to experience a webinar from your desktop and familiarise you with the tools available in Collaborate Ultra.

This workshop is part of the 2016 Master Blender Series - attend just this workshop, or attend four in total to earn your Master Blender badge.

Who is this workshop suitable for?

Any lecturer who is interested in implementing webinars with their students. This may include, but is not confined to, those who teach part-time or distance-based modules.

Links to DIT Institutional Objectives

This workshop is considered to support the following DIT institutional objectives:

  • Develop and support teaching excellence
  • Develop key skills & competencies in students
  • Promote diversity of learning opportunities
  • Develop and support external and internal engagement
Any pre-requisites / advance preparation required?

You will need a PC/Mac with internet connection and a headset with microphone.

Facilitated by?

This workshop is facilitated by Frances Boylan, eLearning Development Officer.