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Bb Collaborate Essentials: Featuring the New Gallery View

Prepare your course for Collaborate's updated interface!



Date & Time

January 19, 2022, 2:00 pm3:00 pm


Skill Builder workshops focus on core components of Blackboard. They are intended for novice users of the learning management system (LMS) who need to learn how to use core components & supporting technologies, or for users who want to refresh skills.


By the end of the Blackboard Collaborate Ultra workshop, faculty should be able to:

  • Identify the various session and user roles 
  • Describe the difference between Participant and Moderator
  • Identify how to use the Sharing Content Tools 
  • Describe the steps to record a session
  • Examine active learning strategies to get participants involved in the sessions
  • Create breakout rooms and polls
  • Identify Collaborate features that support the needs of users with disabilities
  • Explore and interact with the new gallery view interface
  • Describe how gallery view can be used for live remote proctoring
The webinar will take place in a Blackboard Collaborate virtual conference room. Use the link below to enter the webinar up to 15 minutes before the start time: Please join the session by clicking "Join Online Event" above.

Prior to the session

  • If this is your first time joining one of our webinars, please review Getting Started Guide. You will also find additional helpful information for using Blackboard Collaborate at our extensive FAQs.
  • For the best viewing experience, we recommend using Chrome or a recent browser update. Webinars are bandwidth intensive, so closing any unnecessary browser tabs will help conserve your bandwidth. After joining the session, please configure your audio.
  • The session will be recorded if two or more people attend and the link will be distributed to everyone who registered.