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Blackboard Essentials for Teachers by William Rice

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Chapter 10. Using Collaborate/CourseSites Live

Collaborate is Blackboard's application for holding live, web-based sessions with your students. Collaborate is a separate product from their Learning Management System (LMS) application, which is Blackboard Learn. Until now, this book has dealt only with the Blackboard LMS.

If your company has purchased Blackboard Learn, they might also have purchased Collaborate. You should check with your system administrator.

If you are using Blackboard's free site for educators— coursesites.com, Collaborate is part of their offering. On coursesites.com, Collaborate is labeled as CourseSites Live.

If your company has purchased Blackboard Learn, but not Collaborate, you can just open a free account on coursesites.com ...

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