Collaborate: Staff Guides

Collaborate is web based online interactive session platform. It includes audio, video, text chat, an interactive whiteboard, PowerPoint display, application sharing, breakout rooms, polling and session recording.

It is one of three virtual classrooms used by the University for online teaching, (the others are Microsoft Teams and Zoom).

This guide explains where to find Collaborate in your module, how to join a session and options available in the Collaborate menu.
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This guide explains the difference between using the course room, session and breakout room.
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This guide explains how to change the settings for your Collaborate course room or schedule a session.
Go to the room options and settings guide on the Collaborate website
This guide explains the different roles in the tool, along with how to appropriately use guest links.
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This guide explains the different tools available to moderators during a session.
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This guide explains how to record a session, find and share recordings.
Go to the recording guide on the Collaborate website
This guide explains how to launch Collaborate sessions from mobile devices.
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This guide contains information about how to resolve common troubleshooting problems in Collaborate.
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Instructors can now improve the accessibility of content within Collaborate sessions by creating captions for recorded modules.
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