Adding Blackboard Collaborate via External Learning Tools

This tutorial will show you how to add a link to Blackboard Collaborate via External Learning Tools. This allows you to add the link in your Content area.

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Adding the Blackboard Collaborate Link in your Content Area

Click Content in your course navigation, and create a new module (or use an existing one).

Click Add Activities, then select External Learning Tools.

Click Blackboard Collaborate. A link to Collaborate has been added to the module.

If you are using the Course Builder Tool  

Create a new Module or add Collaborate to an existing Module.

Under Add Content, click Create a Link. Click Insert Quicklink, then choose External Learning Tools.

Screenshot of Insert Quicklink screen

Select Blackboard Collaborate, and click Save. A link to Blackboard Collaborate has now been added.