Blackboard Collaborate, virtual meeting software that can be embedded into any Blackboard Learn course or organization, is now available to any faculty member who wishes to connect virtually to students, colleagues, or guests. Bb Collaborate, formerly Wimba, enables an instructor and participants to communicate in real time using audio, video and text chat. During a… Read more »
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Bb Collaborate (formerly Wimba Classroom) provides a virtual classroom where participants can communicate in real-time and/or you can record a lecture for future playback.
On August 9th, 2010 at 11:00 am PDT Marianne Kline & Nick Dean of Marshall University will present on using Wimba in & out of the classroom. With the CSU system facing budget cuts, using Wimba for purposes other than classroom lectures, can save time and money. The event on August 9th will cover topics… Read more »
Date: April 22 Time: 10 am Place: Online – Sign-up Here Technology in Wimba can be a convenient and inexpensive tool to bring in guest speakers to maximize student engagement and learning experience. One Chico instructor brought in two guest speakers whose lectures on Yugoslavia had added invaluable elements to the course. Both lectures could… Read more »
Date: April 2 Time: 11 am PDT Place: Online – Sign-up Here Perfect for creating vocal overviews of practically any subject, podcasts increase the interaction and student engagement level of online classes by allowing students to hear in-depth explanations of detailed subjects by their instructors. Now that the export features of Wimba Voice and Wimba… Read more »