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Trying to open a collaborate session I receive a message “Unable to launch conference, the session is running on a different session server”, what is wrong?

This error can occur when an old JPNL (Java Network Launching Protocol) file is opened. If the file is downloaded by your browser, and not opened from the browser, you might have clicked a previously downloaded JNLP file. It is advisable to delete these files after the session is over or to always open from […]

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Recording Collaborate sessions

Who? Instructors/Moderators. What? Recording a Collaborate session in order to be able to view it back later. How? Upon entering a Collaborate session the Moderator will be asked to start recording the session. At all times you can click the Record button (in the top right of the screen) to start the recording. When the […]

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Participant screen overview

Who? Participants. What? An overview of the main functions and buttons in a Collaborate session. How? In the overview below the main functions and buttons in the default Collaborate screen for Participants are indicated.  What a participant is exactly allowed to do depends on the pre-set permissions, decided upon by the moderator. Also the amount […]

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Moderator screen overview

Who? Instructors/moderators. What? An overview of the main functions and buttons in a Collaborate session. How? In the overview below the main functions and buttons in the default Collaborate screen for Moderators are indicated. One of the most important functions in Collaborate can be found in the top right part of the screenshot: Load Content. […]

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Audio & Video panel

Who? Instructors/moderators and participants. What? Using audio & video in a Collaborate session. How? The audio & video panel can be found in the left side of the screen. By clicking the talk/ video button you can talk or activate your webcam. The right part of the video button gives a preview before sending out […]

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Chat panel

Who? Instructors/moderators and participants. What? Using the chat panel in a Collaborate session. How? Use the Chat to send a text messages to everyone, to selected participants, or to a single Participant or Moderator in the session.  Depending on your session configuration, the moderator may be able to monitor all messages sent between participants, including […]

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Powerpoint in Collaborate

Who? Instructors/moderators. What? Loading a PowerPoint file in a Collaborate session. How? Content in various formats can be loaded into a web conferencing session. This guide specifically addresses ways to load a PowerPoint file to the Blackboard Collaborate Whiteboard. Click the Load content button in the upper right corner of the moderators interface. A popup […]

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Participants panel

Who? Instructors/moderators and participants. What? Using the participants panel to see who is in the session and engaged in which activity, controlling participants permissions and creating breakout rooms. How? The Participants panel is your “control center” for conducting a session. It is from here that you manage Participants by granting and revoking their permissions, inviting […]

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