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Blackboard Collaborate at UVA

Overview

About Blackboard Collaborate

UVA holds a site-wide license for Blackboard Collaborate. Its suite of products is available for use by all University faculty, staff, and students.

Blackboard Collaborate facilitates real-time online meetings, trainings, and classes for your project groups, research teams, and academic courses through:

  • Blackboard Collaborate enables meeting facilitators/participants and instructors/students to interact and collaborate online in real time. It is available as a tool in UVaCollab sites or standalone, and also includes:
    • Blackboard Collaborate Plan, which aids pre-meeting/class preparation by automating routine tasks; and
    • Blackboard Collaborate Publish, which converts recorded sessions into portable formats that can be viewed in a Web browser or mobile device.

More information about Blackboard Collaborate’s robust audio, video, whiteboard, chat and other feedback capabilities, and its application-sharing tools, is on the vendor website, including:

UVA's contract with Blackboard Collaborate includes:

  • 50 GB of storage for standard recordings and pre-load storage,
  • 50 GB of storage for MP4 recording conversion, and
  • 10,000 annual MP4 views/downloads.

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  Page Updated: Wednesday 2017-02-01 13:46:05 EST