Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Sharing a File

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Sharing a File

One great feature of Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is the ability to share content such as documents and files, your computer screen or an application on your computer, web pages, or a blank “whiteboard.” You can also conduct polling of participants and place them into breakout groups. Read here for details on how to share a File in Collaborate Ultra.

Sharing a File in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

To share content in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra you should have already inserted the tool link in the content area and created a session. Once you have done that you can join a session. In the session, you can share content.

Sharing a File

  1. Click on the purple tab at the bottom right of the session screen to open the “Collaborate Menu.”

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  2. Click the third icon from the left to open the “Share Content” page.

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  3. Click Share Files.

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  4. Drag the file you wish to share into the box or you can click on the box to insert the file. 
    Note: The box will turn green when you drag it to the box to indicate it is correctly positioned.

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  5. Your file will be converted.

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  6. Click Share Now.

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  7. If your file has multiple pages, you will be asked to select a slide to view.

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  8. When you select a slide, your file should now appear to users.

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  9. To stop sharing the file, click the button in the top right of the screen.

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