Video Conferencing

Blackboard Learn Ultra and Original connect to multiple real-time video conferencing tools (Collaborate Ultra, Zoom) that lets you add files, share applications, and use a virtual whiteboard to interact.

Incoming students, or students who have not used Zoom before will need to log in to with their CaneID (SSO:Single Sign-On) to activate their Zoom account before using it in Blackboard.

Zoom Meetings and Blackboard Collaborate Ultra are solutions designed specifically for teaching and learning. Sharing information is always a priority in education. As learning moves progressively online, there are many advantages to using Video Conferencing including these.

  • Synchronous communication (live)
  • Asynchronous via recording
  • Audio and video
  • Chat to communicate and foster engagement
  • Share content through file sharing, web pages, or video
  • Use the whiteboard to present information and foster engagement

Using Video Conferencing in your Course


Note: Kaltura will become the long-term storage option for all Zoom cloud recordings. 

Tutorial Course Experience
Zoom in Blackboard Original & Ultra
Sharing your Screen Original and Ultra
Recording Original and Ultra
Access Cloud Recordings in Kaltura Original and Ultra
Zoom - UMIT Tips Sheets Original & Ultra
FAQs for Students Orginal & Ultra
LPT Video Playlist Original & Ultra
Zoom Learning Center Zoom Learning Center

Collaborate Ultra

Tutorial Course Experience
Collaborate Ultra Original
Collaborate Ultra Ultra
Collaborate Ultra Help Original & Ultra