Collaborate Original will be switched off in August 2020

The Collaborate Original Launcher is dependent on a version of Java which will no longer receive support after 2020. As such, Blackboard will switch off Collaborate Original on August 1 2020. Collaborate Original sessions look like this:   Collaborate Ultra will not be affected by the shutdown of Collaborate Original. Recordings Existing links inside Blackboard Continue Reading…

Collaborate Maintenance: 2 September 2018

Blackboard will perform scheduled infrastructure maintenance on Sunday 2 September 2018. The work will start at 0500 BST and last until 1300. See details for other time zones. Note this will not affect Collaborate Original sessions, only Collaborate Ultra. See more information on Behind the Blackboard.

Collaborate Maintenance: 10 August 2018

Blackboard will perform scheduled infrastructure maintenance on Friday 10 August. Blackboard ‘anticipate no interruption in service as a result of the work being performed… but cannot rule out periods of intermittent availability’. The work will start at 0900 BST and last until 1300. See details for other time zones. See more information on Behind the Continue Reading…

New version of the Collaborate Original launcher for macOS

macOS users will need to install a new launcher at the beginning of August. Blackboard are aware of a known issue in the current macOS Launcher (v1.4), which will prevent users receiving updated files required for an upcoming Collaborate Original update. macOS users will need to update their Launcher to continue using Collaborate Original. The Continue Reading…