Instructional Technology Resource Center

Web Conferencing Using Collaborate

Collaborate is web conferencing or a virtual classroom with a whiteboard, chat, audio, video (limit of 6), application sharing, polling and other tools to engage students in a synchronous online environment.

All courses in Moodle ISU 2 can add a Collaborate Session using the "Add an activity" dropdown menu inside the course. If you do not have a Moodle ISU 2 course, you can request a Collaborate Session using the Collaborate Web Conferencing Online Request Form.

Moderator Resources

Creating a Collaborate Session

Creating a session in your Moodle ISU course: Handout - Video
Collaborate Web Conferencing Online Request Form Use this online form to request a Collaborate Meeting outside of Moodle ISU 2.

Moderating a Collaborate Session

First Time System Check
Moderator Overview Recording
Collaborate: Moderator Basics: Handout
Collaborate: Modertator Checklist: PDF Handout
Collaborate Support Portal
Documentation and Recorded Training for Moderators
Suggestions for Audio and Video Devices

Participant Resources

Before Your First Collaborate Session - pdf
First Time System Check
Participant Orientation
Documentation and Recorded Training for Participants
Suggestions for Audio and Video Devices

Troubleshooting Java Issues with Collaborate

Troubleshooting Java for Collaborate PC Version: Handout

For more information about using Collaborate contact the ITRC.


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