Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Posted: June 7, 2020 at 2:04 pm

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra* is an interactive web conferencing and virtual classroom environment designed for teaching and learning and real-time collaboration. It is available in all myMason Organizations and Blackboard Courses. Instructors can use Collaborate to set up virtual conferencing for their classes while students can participate in chat and discussion sessions from anywhere. It also provides an accessible platform for students with disabilities

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Accessibility FAQs

Support for keyboard navigation?


Yes. See Keyboard Navigation and Shortcuts for Blackboard Collaborate Ultra*.
 
Support for screen reader users?

Yes. For the best screen reader experience in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra*, use Jaws with Firefox on a Windows machine and Safari with VoiceOver on a Mac.

Additional resources for screen reader users below:

Blackboard Ultra Basic Navigation Tips for Students using JAWS or NVDA (PDF)
Blackboard Ultra Basic Navigation Tips for Students using JAWS or NVDA (Word)
Accessibility in Blackboard Collaborate with Ultra Experience*
 
Support for live captioning?

Yes. See Closed Captioning in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra:

closed captioning in collaborate ultra

 

Write to Korey Singleton at ksinglet@gmu.edu