Blackboard collaborate activity plugin is updated to a new version which supports Moodle 2.9 BB Collaborate is an activity plugin which allows the integration of Blackboard collaborate activities inside the Moodle course.
Blackboard collaborate is a simple, convenient, and reliable online collaborative learning solution which delivers a level of engagement that makes learners feel like they’re together in the same room via collaboration and conference tools. Find more details about BB collaborate here – http://www.blackboard.com/online-collaborative-learning/index.aspx
The advantage of using Collaborate is that the students need not to install Java or download and open Java-reliant files to their devices. The session opens in a new window or tab, depending on a their browser settings.
You can download the latest version of the BB Collaborate plugin through this link – https://moodle.org/plugins/mod_collaborate
Please note that you need to have a Blackboard Collaborate license before using this plugin.
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