Mississippi College

Mississippi College provides instructors with online synchronous software capability. This allows online instructors to provide their online students an extra measure of support by way of “live” office hours online, to promote community among students and contribute to the success of online learning. Click on the links below to learn more.


How to set up your computer (slides #1-#5)

How to use Collaborate as a participant (slides #6-#18)

To learn how to get started in Blackboard Collaborate, click on the pictures below to view a complete guide. Slides 1-5 will show you step by step to how to set up your computer, audio and microphone. You can also visit the direct page by  http://www.brainshark.com/blackboardinc/vu?pi=zGLzYw5XBz35Sgz0

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Getting Started

System Requirements For Using Collaborate

For First-Time Users with a First-Use System
This article walks a user attempting Collabrate with a new device. In STEP 1 the participant can verify your system requirements by clicking on the link  "system requirements for Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing".

Knowledge Base

Top 10 Habits For Highly Effective Collaborate Moderators
White paper on how to make the most of your "live" online session.

Documentation and Recorded Training (select For Participants)

Best Practices



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Here are the Essentials for Participants.

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