Learn@Illinois Moodle - Adding a Guest to a Collaborate Ultra Session

You can give unenrolled users guest access to a session in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. Guests can be assigned one of three roles: Participant, Presenter, or Moderator. When they enter the Collaborate Session, they will appear as the name they manually type in.

To add a guest link to your Blackboard Collaborate Ultra session:

  1. Click on the Collaborate Ultra activity.
  2. In the Administration block on the left side, click Edit settings.
    Edit settings
  3. Under "General", check the checkbox next to "Allow Collaborate guest access".
  4. Choose the appropriate Collaborate guest role in the drop-down menu. For guest lecturers, select "Presenter".
    Check Allow Collaborate guest access and select the appropriate role
  5. At the bottom of the page, click the Save and display button.
    Save and display button screenshot
  6. Verify that the session contains a Collaborate guest link. 
    Collaborate guest link screenshot
  7. Since this link only appears to those who have site administration privileges, you will want to copy this link and email it to the individual(s) that you would like to give guest access to prior to the session.

Keywords:link, Blackboard, guest, guest lecturer, guest presenter, synchronous, live   Doc ID:83213
Owner:ATLAS-TLT .Group:University of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences
Created:2018-06-26 14:54 CDTUpdated:2018-07-06 14:40 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences
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