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Published on February 22nd, 2018 | by University Communications

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Faculty, staff asked to check Collaborative Ultra updates

If you’re a Saint Leo University faculty or staff member who uses Blackboard Collaborate Ultra web conferencing, you should check out what’s new in the February (Collaborate 18.2) Release!

What’s New?
In the Collaborate 18.2 release, the developer updates were focused on academic effectiveness and learner engagement, with four new features:

  • Moderators can distribute anonymous phone-only, dial-in instructions;
  • Moderators can edit recording names;
  • All users will experience bandwidth improvements (better quality) when viewing Application Sharing; and,
  • All users can now access Settings, Feedback & Status from their avatar in the tools area.

How Can I Use These New Features?
Since updates happen automatically, you can use these new features immediately by launching Collaborate inside the LionsSHARE Courses system from any of your courses.

How Can I Find Out More?
If you want to keep abreast of future updates and releases for Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing, you can read and subscribe via email to the Release Notes.

The Saint Leo University Faculty Development and Enrichment Team has curated some handy resources that will help you and your participants learn about Collaborate at Saint Leo, click here for more information. 

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