3. Communication & Collaboration

Blackboard has a wide range of tools to support communication and collaboration. These include sending email, announcements, discussion boards, blogs, wikis, and journal tools. You can also use webconferencing tools to remotely communicate, using Blackboard Collaborate, and screencasting using Kaltura Media.

Blackboard Recommends...

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CELT Online Tutorial: Communication on Blackboard

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Keep in mind

When using Blackboard communication tools, you need to know:

  • How the tools works, and how it will fit into your module or programme.
  • Try to be consistent and constructively align their use to the learning outcomes of your module.