Blackboard Collaborate will no longer be available starting August 11, 2023. ACC will transition to the Class for Zoom product beginning this fall.
If you are using Blackboard Collaborate, download any recordings that you wish to keep prior to Friday, August 11.
If you are linking to past Blackboard Collaborate recordings from your course site, download these as soon as possible. These videos can be identified with a URL pointing toward bbcollab.com.
You can use the downloaded Collaborate recordings in future classes by storing the videos in Panopto for easy access/sharing with your students.
ACC faculty will continue to have access to the following web conferencing tools: Zoom, Class for Zoom, and Google Meet.
Class for Zoom includes classroom features similar to Blackboard Collaborate. Learn more by attending this upcoming workshop.
Class for Zoom Workshop
Date: Friday, August 4
Time: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Workshop Name: Web Conferencing Tools to Use in Your Classroom – Pedagogy
Workshop Description: In this online workshop, we will show how to use the web conferencing tools supported by ACC. Since Blackboard Collaborate will be discontinued, this workshop will demonstrate and discuss best practices and pedagogies of other web conferencing tools such as Zoom, Class for Zoom, and Google Meet.
If you have questions, contact Seth Wilkerson, Senior Manager, Learning Management Services, Information Technology at email@example.com.