Blackboard Collaborate, a web-, video-, and audio-conferencing application formerly known as Elluminate, is available for free in Illinois Compass 2g. Collaborate allows you to present, record, and share sessions with campus and non-campus audiences in a secure and authenticated environment.
Collaborate has teleconference/phone capabilities as well as the ability for people to join via mobile app; in addition, Collaborate can be used for interactive situations such as office hours or research projects.
Instructors can create a Collaborate session in any of their Illinois Compass 2g spaces, and students can create Collaborate sessions in Collaboration or Research Compass spaces. To learn more about Blackboard Collaborate, please visit the Technology Services KnowledgeBase articles about Blackboard Collaborate.