Blackboard Collaborate Ultra - Entering a Session as a Participant

This articleexplains how to enter a Blackboard Collaborate Ultra session as a participant.

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra - Entering a Session as a Participant
In a Blackboard Collaborate Ultra session, you can send text chat messages if the moderator has allowed it as part of the session settings.  Chrome is the preferred browser for use with Ultra as it provides the fullest functionality with the tools. To get started, launch your Chrome browser. If you do not have Chrome installed on your computer, you can get if from Software Center.

Entering a Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Session as a Participant

When you want to enter the session, open Google Chrome and go to your Learn@UW-Stout (D2L) course. Once inside, go to the Other Tools menu and choose Collaborate: Ultra. 
Other Tools menu with Collaborate: Ultra highlighted


 After you click on Collaborate: Ultra, a page listing all of your sessions should appear. Click on the name of the session to enter that session.
Listing of current sessions


You may get a message about setting up your microphone and camera. If you get this message, you should click on the Yes button to set up your camera and microphone. If you miss this message or it does not appear, you can still set up your microphone and camera. 
Camera and Microphone setup message 


You may also get messages about sharing or giving access to your camera and microphone. In order to use your camera and microphone in a session, you must allow Collaborate Ultra to use your camera and microphone.
Camera and microphone permission message   Allow or block camrea and microphone use by collaborate


 If you are the first person to enter the session, you will see a message that you are the only one in the room.
Message screen that you are the only one in the session room 


If you would like training or assistance with Collaborate Ultra, please contact Rich Berg at Learning Technology Services (LTS). Rich Berg • bergr@uwstout.edu • 715-232-1223




Keywords:blackboard collaborate ultra, collaborate ultra, ultra meeting entry, ultra session entry, ultra participant, blackboard collaborate ultra tutorial, collaborate ultra tutorial, collaborate tutorial, ultra tutorial   Doc ID:66853
Owner:Rich B.Group:UW Stout
Created:2016-09-12 11:13 CSTUpdated:2016-10-11 11:32 CST
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