Category: Web Conferencing

Zoom: Inviting a Non-UARK Guest

For security reasons, by default, only UARK accounts can log in to Zoom calls. If you need to invite a guest from outside the U of A then you’ll need to change the settings for that class day. Here’s how!

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Setting up Zoom in Blackboard

Zoom has been integrated with Blackboard to create an easy experience for both instructors and students. This article explains how to set up Zoom in your class start to finish – from connecting Zoom to your course to adding your course recordings to your course.

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Using Web Conferencing with Remote & Hybrid Teaching

Whether teaching remotely or in a hybrid environment, there are many ways that faculty can use web conferencing to their advantage. It can be used to engage students and encourage interaction among students and faculty as well as with each other. We have several tools available in the collaboration and web conferencing space. This post will explore which tools are best in which situations.

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About Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is a way to create a virtual classroom, office, or meeting space in order to communicate with users on campus or anywhere in the world. Like Collaborate Classic, this newly redesigned browser-based web conferencing tool allows instructors to communicate, collaborate, engage, and interact with their students in real-time with updated features and teaching tools.

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Blackboard Collaborate Ultra: Sharing a File

One great feature of Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is the ability to share content such as documents and files, your computer screen or an application on your computer, web pages, or a blank “whiteboard.” You can also conduct polling of participants and place them into breakout groups.  Read here for details on how to share a File in Collaborate Ultra.

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Blackboard Collaborate Ultra: Application Sharing

One great feature of Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is the ability to share content such as documents and files, your computer screen or an application on your computer, web pages, or a blank “whiteboard.” You can also conduct polling of participants and place them into breakout groups.  Read here for details on how to share an Application (or your computer screen) with students.

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