Collaborate Ultra

Collaborate Ultra is a synchronous video conferencing tool that is built into BlazeVIEW. Similar to a web conference, Collaborate Ultra allows you to interact with students using text chat, audio, video, and a white board.

Here, find information, resources, and tutorials for:

Take a tour of Collaborate Ultra:


Moderators can use Collaborate Ultra to:

• Host online office hours
• Conduct an online lecture and question-and-answer session
• Bring in a guest lecturer
• Review for a test
• Give feedback on student writing
• Listen to student presentations
• Allow students to work in groups
• Share a computer screen
• Conduct class while you are at a conference

Helpful Links, Tutorials, and Videos for Moderators

What's new with Collaborate Ultra? Collaborate Ultra is continually evolving in an effort to enhance your teaching experience! Take a look at some of the recent updates. 
Getting Started with Collaborate Ultra New to Collaborate Ultra or need a refresher? Not quite sure where to begin? Collaborate Ultra has curated several resources to help you get started on a strong foot! 
Joining Sessions Explore the ways in which you or your students can join sessions and take advantage of the flexbility Collaborate Ultra offers.
Scheduling Sessions Use the Collaborate Ultra Scheduler to create and edit sessions, schedule future sessions, adjust the session settings, and invite attendees oustide of BlazeVIEW.
Moderating Sessions Take a look at all of the important features Collaborate Ultra offers, incluing chat, breakout groups, polling, content and camera sharing, and more! Collaborate Ultra even offers a list of session best practices. 
Reports View and export attendance reports, polling tools, and other information from your sessions. 
Session Security Peruse these best practices for keeping synchronous Collaborate Ultra sessions secure and distraction free!
Accessibility Collaborate Ultra is committed to ensuring all products and services are accessable and usable to all users. Read about their auditing and enhancement process to learn more about the ways Collaborate Ultra empowers you and your students. 
Troubleshooting and Support Collaborate Ultra has curated resources specific to moderator usage, web browsers, and more to ensure you are always supported throughout your teaching experience. 
Collaborate Ultra YouTube Join the Collaborate Ultra community and explore videos and other Collaborate Ultra ideas, tips, and learning opportunities. 

Participants can use Collaborate Ultra to:

  • Meet one-on-one with instructors during office hours
  • Attend lectures and class sessions
  • Present work, receive peer and instructor feedback
  • Share computer screen, documents, or camera
  • Participate in class sessions through chat, polling, camera, etc.

Helpful Links, Tutorials, and Videos for Participants

What's New? Collaborate Ultra is continually evolving in an effort to enhance your teaching experience! Take a look at some of the recent updates. 
Getting Started with Collaborate Ultra New to Collaborate Ultra? No sure where to begin? Learn about engaging with your instructor and peers here!
Joining Collaborate Sessions

Depending on the session and moderator, you can join a session directly from a web link, from your course and from your phone. Be sure to clarify with your instructor. 

Participate in Sessions Take a look at all of the important features Collaborate Ultra offers, incluing chat, breakout groups, polling, content and camera sharing, and more! Collaborate Ultra even offers a list of session best practices for partcipation.
Present in Sessions You may find yourself needing to present in Collaborate Ultra. We've got you covered with information about sharing content and utilizing presentation features. 
Recordings When your instructor records sessions, you will be able to view those at the close of the session. 
Accessibility Collaborate Ultra is committed to ensuring all products and services are accessable and usable to all users. Read about their auditing and enhancement process to learn more about the ways Collaborate Ultra empowers you.
Troubleshooting Collaborate Ultra has curated resources specific to participant usage, web browsers, and more to ensure you are always supported throughout your learning experience.