Interruption to service on 12 May 2018

Blackboard Collaborate will be intermittently unavailable for up to six hours during the early morning on Sunday, 12 May 2018. The work will begin at 1300 BST and will last six hours. See details for other time zones. During this maintenance window, Collaborate with the Ultra experience with be unavailable!   Clients using Collaborate Original will be able to Continue Reading…

Updated Launcher

Blackboard have released a fix for the issue affecting people joining sessions using Collaborate with the Original experience. If you downloaded the Collaborate Launcher between 23 September – 8 October 2016, and you’ve had trouble joining sessions, you will need to download the launcher again – follow the link on that page to the test session, then follow Continue Reading…

What to do about session attendance monitoring?

The last months have not been Collaborates finest hour in relation to session attendance reporting. Collaborate giveth and Collaborate taketh away… Over the summer we updated the building block which amongst other things brought with it the ability to view a list of students that attended a session via the Blackboard interface. No longer did Continue Reading…

Blackboard Collaborate Maintenance Notification

Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing – Hosted CA-SAS Service Maintenance Notification Blackboard Collaborate will be performing maintenance during the regularly scheduled maintenance window on Sunday, June 29th, 2014. Begin Time: Sunday, June 29th, 2014 – 02:00am End Time: Sunday, June 29th, 2014 – 6:00am Affected Users: CA-SAS Details: During the upcoming maintenance, Blackboard Collaborate services will Continue Reading…

Collaborate Blackboard Building Block Upgrades

On July 5th 2014 Blackboard will be updated to the April 2014 Release. This means we also have to update the Collaborate Building block which brings in much greater flexibility to the way in which sessions can be scheduled and accessed. There are a number of changes that are important to highlight. The Collaborate Launcher Continue Reading…