Using Blackboard Collaborate to Create a Virtual Classroom

Blackboard Collaborate is an online interactive platform where you can create a virtual learning environment engaging your students synchronously no matter wherever they are.

With this powerful tool, you can meet your students virtually during office hours, invite overseas guest speakers to your lectures, record class and conduct blended learning, facilitate better students collaboration, have an alternative way to make up class due to public holidays or bad weather… and much more!

 

Curious about Bb Collaborate? Come and join this 3-Part series:

 Part 1: Know basics (Online Self-paced, around 10 mins learning time)

  • Gain basic knowledge of Bb Collaborate
  • Generate use case repository through participating online learning community

Part 2: Meet up and teach together (TU411, Nov. 22, 12:30 - 14:00)

  • Create online sessions for your virtual classroom
  • Conduct teaching within the virtual environment
  • Hands-on activities to get familiar with the tool
  •  Explore pedagogically sound approaches to make good use of the tool

Part 3: Experience and learn more (Online Synchronous Session, Nov. 23 Thursday 13:00 - 14:00)

  • Experience the virtual learning/teaching environment from students’ perspective
  • Get familiar with the Classic version and compare it with the Ultra experience
  • Consultation session


Using Blackboard Collaborate to Create a Virtual Classroom Part 1 Know basics

Facilitator: Laura Zhou, EDC
Facilitator: Mitesh Patel, EDC
Date:01 Nov 2017 - 21 Nov 2017
Time:12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Venue:online

Using Blackboard Collaborate to Create a Virtual Classroom Part 2 Meet up and teach together

Facilitator: Laura Zhou, EDC
Facilitator: Mitesh Patel, EDC
Date:22 Nov 2017
Time:12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Venue:TU411

Using Blackboard Collaborate to Create a Virtual Classroom Part 3 Experience and learn more

Facilitator: Laura Zhou, EDC
Facilitator: Mitesh Patel, EDC
Date:23 Nov 2017
Time:1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Venue:online


EDC Coordinator: Laura Zhou